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1 Bottle Available 2012

Gemstone Estate Red 2012

1 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 2010
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Gemstone Estate Red 2010

1 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 2006
8 Bottles Available 2004
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Gemstone Facets 2004

5 In-Stock 750ml
3 Bottles Available 2003
2 Bottles Available 2002
3 Bottles Available 2000

Gemstone Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 2000

1 In-Stock 750ml

The Winery


Founded by Suzie and Paul Frank in 1997, Gemstone Vineyard gained its names since the Franks owned a successful gemstone (diamond) business out of Los Angeles. After purchasing their 17-acre vineyard in 1992, the Franks then sold it in 2008 to Carole and Michael Marks, while remaining consultants for the winery to many years after. Located in the Yountville appellation, the Franks were adamant about finding land with rocky and bench land soils and a westward facing exposure. Initially, the vineyard was planted solely to Chardonnay, but over the years the owners have replanted high-quality Cabernet Sauvignon clones as well as Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot. Today, the prestigious Thomas Brown is the winemaker, following the steps of the famed Phillippe Melka who made the wines prior to Thomas, and this exceptional winery has just begun to reach a case production of slightly more than 2,000 cases.

Rare Wines, Serious Collectors

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