Illumination is expressive and alive with complex aromas, bright flavors, and beautiful texture. On the nose, notes of grapefruit, kumquat, and guava are layered with floral notes of peach blossom, fresh herbs and hay, creating an immediate sensation of freshness. On the palate, the wine continues with flavors of stone fruit, lemon zest, and a distinctive creamy yet mineral texture. This wine is precise and bright, with a fresh and flavorful finish.
An intense mix of fresh boysenberry, black cherry and plum jump from the glass with cocoa powder, allspice and nutmeg. Its earthy elements of our rocky northern California hillsides include Bay Laurel, sage, cedar, dry red earth which speak to its origins. Supple and balanced tannins of this rich wine lead to a long savory finish with hints of graphite and star anise. It is approachable now and built to cellar.
The Pact 2019
Sourced from the most distinct and expressive wines from our Coombsville vineyard, The Pact serves as a portrait of our estate and showcases exactly what makes the Coombsville region so special. The cooling San Pablo Bay breeze and an extended ripening period gives The Pact has signature silkiness, blue and black fruit flavor profiles, minerality, and pronounced acidity. Black cherry and blackcurrant generously welcome the nose and reward the palate with a plush texture and fresh acidity. Followed by dark fruit and graphite, along with tobacco and dark cocoa flavors.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Through relentless exploration, our winemakers are always in pursuit of the undeniable quality and unique style fitting of a modern Napa Valley classic. Faust personifies a sense of passion, ranging from our daring collection of wines to the polished craftsmanship to the artisans who shaped the history and future of our home.