Dana Estates is the third winery to occupy this piece of vineyard land in the heart of the famed Rutherford Bench. First farmed and developed by German viticulturalist H. W. Helms in 1883. Proprietor Hi Sang Lee bought the property in 2005. The winery was re-designed by renowned architect Howard Backen, keeping the original stone walls as its centerpiece. Hi Sang and Howard worked carefully with winemakers Philippe Melka and Cameron Vawter to ensure that the space and facilities would enable the production of consistently world-class wines.Onda is a wine made in the Bordeaux tradition, blending both varietals and vineyards together to create a synergy from estate sites. The grapes are sourced 63% Crystal Springs Vineyard, 20% Helms Vineyard, 9% Lotus Vineyard and 8% Hershey Vineyard. The final blend of this 2018 is 96% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Petit Verdot aged 20 months in 73% new French oak and 7% concrete egg.James Suckling scored this 97 points saying “This is very focused an…
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