The Calistoga American Viticultural Area has the highest average difference in Napa Valley between daytime heat and cool nights. This 2016 Fairwinds Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon reflects the strength of having daytime heat for color and flavor and cool nights for acidity and structure.
The name 'Blind Eye' alludes to the great British Admiral, Lord Nelson, who ignored a flag order to retreat by putting his telescope to his blind eye. He went on to win the battle.
49 cases bottled. Calistoga, Napa Valley. 14.5% alcohol. 23 months in French oak.