Vida Valiente winemaker Sam Kaplan believes wines are made in the vineyard, where every terroir nuance imbues each grape with a unique sense of place.
Located at the base of Glass Mountain in St. Helena, Vida Valiente’s most defining feature is the high percentage of obsidian in its rocky Cortina soils, producing wines of extraordinary tannic structure. Vines are farmed by Sam as well as viticulturist Jim Barbour, renowned for his impeccably managed vineyards throughout the Napa Valley.
Vida Valiente’s other three sources are Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville, High Ranch in Coombsville and another special St. Helena site that will be announced soon.
The Movement Cabernet Sauvignon
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A meticulously crafted Cabernet Sauvignon blend from acclaimed Napa Valley vineyards. $100 from each bottle sale of The Movement™ directly supports the Vida Valiente Foundation.
The Vida Valiente Foundation was created by the Hayes and Susana Drumwright to facilitate mentorship of first-generation students, inspiring promising young scholars to make bold professional moves.
Vida Valiente translates to “Valiant Life;” finding pride in walking a brave path while showing yourself grace along the journey.