At the gateway to the Napa Valley stands a landmark historical Victorian home and the oldest continuously operating grocery store in California, founded in 1881. This beloved general store served the visionary pioneers who first planted grapes in the valley. The adjacent founder’s home at the junction of Oakville today honors the rich history, legacy and heritage of this world-famous wine region. Known as 1881 Napa, it presents the appellations of Napa Valley to provide a comprehensive discovery of its diversity, abundance, world-renowned terroir and deep history. 1881 Napa is a must-see, must-taste destination.
7856 St. Helena Highway
Oakville, CA 94562
Harvested from vineyards across Napa Valley, this bold Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of warmer climate hillside vineyard fruit and valley floor fruit creating a wine that celebrates the region’s diversity and complexity. A deep dark purple in the glass, this wine opens with a bouquet of boysenberry, bourbon and toasted vanilla aromas with a waft of caramel.
This Napa Valley Red Wine opens with bright red fruit aromas of raspberry and fresh cut strawberry. Cherry-cola flavors spread across the palate with a hint of white pepper and dusty notes creating a nice texture. This wine is nicely rounded with good structure, robust tannins and a strong, elegant finish.