Sean Capiaux has an established and notable career at prominent wineries around the world which include: Jordan, Pine Ridge, and Peter Michael in California; Macari, Jamesport and Schneider in Long Island, NY; and Houghton's in Australia. In 1994 Sean launched his own label, Capiaux Cellars, and he presently works as winemaker for O'Shaughnessy winery in the Howell Mountain appellation of Napa Valley
Sean graduated from California State University, Fresno with a B.S. in Enology and a minor in Chemistry. He began his career at Jordan Winery in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley where he worked for two years before joining Houghton Winery located outside Perth in Western Australia. After working the harvest in Australia, Sean returned to the United States to work as the assistant winemaker at Pine Ridge Winery in the Stags Leap district of Napa Valley. Two years later Sean joined Peter Michael Winery in Calistoga as the assistant winemaker where he worked for four years.
The 2010 Pisoni has a saturated red-ruby color with a purple center. Blueberry, raspberry, pomegranate, and wild strawberry aromas with sandalwood, nutmeg and a hint of cinnamon air from this intense and concentrated wine. On the palate flavors of black cherries, ripe mulberry, juniper berry, and dried cranberries are rich and lush with generous tannins and balanced acidity with a long and persistent finish.
Appellation: Santa Lucia Highlands
Vineyards 100% Pisoni (Camper section)
Production: 269 cases