Located at the “Gateway” to the Napa Valley, Cosentino’s tasting room and its ivy-covered façade is one of Napa Valley’s most recognized properties in the highly regarded appellation of Oakville.
Founded by the noble family behind Champagne Taittinger, Claude Taittinger’s search for a worthy U.S. counterpart began in the late 1970s. In 1987 he selected a 138-acre parcel in the heart of Carneros, Napa Valley. Wisely choosing Eileen Crane to oversee the development of the Taittinger style in Carneros. Often referred to as America’s Doyenne of Sparkling Wine, Eileen has spent roughly 40 years in the wine industry, which makes her the most experienced sparkling winemaker in the United States.
Since 1992, our family has produced handcrafted, world-class Cabernet Sauvignon from our Elan Vineyards winery estate located in the renowned Atlas Peak Appellation of the Napa Valley.
Our wines mirror the distinct character of our mountain vineyards. We believe they represent the perfect balance between traditional winemaking practices and superb mountain grown fruit. They are remarkably balanced, elegant and long on their finish.