V Madrone Cellars

V Madrone Cellars and our 3.5 acre Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard are located at 3199 St. Helena Hwy. North (Highway 29) just two miles north of St. Helena. V Madrone produces just 500-700 cases of 100% Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon each year from our V Madrone vineyard and approximately 400-600 cases each of Carneros Chardonnay, Old Vines Zinfandel and Petite Sirah sourced from select single site Napa Valley vineyards. To purchase V Madrone wines listed below and/or to inquire about availability of Library V Madrone Cabernet Sauvignon for vintages 2004-2009, Horseshoe and Triquetra, please call 707-963-3203 or email thetilleys@vmadrone.com.

V Madrone Club V Wine Club

The next V Madrone Club V release is the Harvest 2014 Release of the 2012 V Madrone Petite Sirah Old Vines and 2011 V Madrone Cabernet Sauvignon.  To join Club V please email thetilleys@vmadrone.com or call us at 707-963-3203.

Current Releases And Library Wines

  • V Madrone 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon 750 ML (700 Cases)

    Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is the king of red wines and the 2009 V Madrone is a prime example. Black fruits, olive wood, and mocha are initial aromas. Satsuma plum, wet limestone and toasted cedar contribute to the character on the nose and the palate. It has a powerful entry, an intense mid-palate and an extremely long finish which will enthrall and excite the senses.
  • V Madrone 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon 750 ML (681 Cases)

    The 2010 vintage will be remembered as the second in a row of four, Bordeaux-like harvests. This Cabernet has an opaque, deep ruby color. It has an excellent nose of crushed Satsuma plum, wet forest floor, roasted hazelnuts, mocha and lilacs. On the palate, the entry is deep and brooding with Italian cherry preserves, wet shale, sage, violets and boysenberry and blackberry. It has a long and lingering finish and will show more layers with aeration.
  • V Madrone 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon 750 ML (619 Cases)

    The 2011 Cabernet has a great depth of character, aroma and flavor. The color is deep ruby-purple and the initial aroma is of elephant heart plums, sage, espresso roast coffee, graphite and wet stones. It is generous in the mouth, has a rich and full mid-palate and a vibrant and robust finish with substantial, yet supple tannins. This wine opens up with aeration or decanting and will evolve throughout the meal. It will age well for up to 20 years and will be at its’ prime within the next seven to ten years. It will pair well with Prime New York strip steak, aged Gouda and dark Belgian chocolate.
  • V Madrone 2012 Carneros Chardonnay 750 ML (450 Cases)

    The 2012 V Madrone Carneros Chardonnay is a complete wine and one that will be both excellent upon release will age well for up to 10 years. It possesses exotic and tropical characteristics of mango, pineapple and pear spice along with the base fruit of meyer lemon, Crème’ Brule and roasted macadamia nuts. It is light straw in color and is full bodied and unctuous in the mouth. This wine will pair with the finest meals at any restaurant and will be at home in your home as well. It was initially produced to produce a delicious and classic Burgundian style Chardonnay, but has evolved into the best combination of Napa-Carneros meets Chassagne-Montrachet.
  • V Madrone 2012 Zinfandel Old Vines 750 ML (600 Cases)

    The 2012 V Madrone Zinfandel Old Vines is a wine of pleasure and hedonistic delight. Deep ruby in color, it entices the nose with a depth of blackberry and raspberry fruits, mocha toffee and roasted walnuts and warm earth. It has excellent breadth of flavor combining dark fruit, coffee bean and a mid-palate and finish that is long and plush. Pair this wine with tri-tip roast, pork loin with a blackberry reduction or with knife and fork baby back ribs. It will also be an excellent accompaniment to berry preserves over vanilla bean ice cream & most aged, hard cheeses. It will age well for upwards of 10 years.
  • V Madrone 2012 Petite Sirah Old Vines 750 ML (400 Cases)

    The 2012 Petite Sirah is a delicious and seamless wine. It is an opaque, purple color with a deep, dark and black fruit aroma and flavor. The entry is full bodied, round and lush with a sweet entry, generous midpalate and a long finish with medium grained tannins. It is redolent of plum preserves, roasted coffee beans, Belgian chocolate and wet stones. It has notes of toasted hazelnuts and fresh bread dough. It will open up with decanting or slight aeration. Pair our 2012 Petite Sirah with garlic infused leg of lamb, Portobello risotto with pancetta and Aged Maytag Blue Cheese. This wine is delicious now, but will age well for the next 5-9 years.