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2019 Oakcross Proprietary Red, Oakville

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Introduced with the 2018 vintage, Oakcross Proprietary Red represents our family’s continued focus on exploring the potential of our Oakville Estate and the broader Oakville AVA. The name — shorthand for Oakville Cross Road and the moniker given to our property when it was originally planted — symbolizes both the central position of our estate and the corridor that connects Groth to the distinguished Oakville grower partners who also contribute to this superior Napa Valley red blend. Each vintage, the blend for this wine is guided by the conditions of the growing season and our winemakers’ intuition.

2019 Oakcross Proprietary Red, Oakville
Winery Exclusive

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

The 2019 Oakcross Proprietary Red presents itself with an intense, dark ruby color. It opens with scents of red plum, perfume and aromatic floral notes of violet, along with hints of pomegranate, persimmon and vanilla cream. The mouthfeel is plush, soft and balanced, with perfectly resolved tannins and flavors of tart plum skin and rich, dark berries.


“A dynamic blend, combining deep structure with finesse and polish.”

Wine Spectator

94 pts
Wine Spectator
93 pts
James Suckling
92 pts
Jeb Dunnuck

Wine Specs

Varietal Composition
49% Merlot, 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot
70% new French oak
22 months in barrel
Oakville, Napa Valley


For 2019, the Cabernet Sauvignon came from the Reserve blocks of our Oakville Estate. The Merlot is from our Hillview Estate Vineyard, with additional Merlot and Petit Verdot sourced from distinguished grower partners.


Delicious with a grilled steak, this wine is also superb with barbecue or slow cooked heirloom beans with a dash of bacon. Lamb kofta also makes for a winning pairing.

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Shipping Information

Where can you ship to?

All states except AL, AR, DE, IN, LA, MS, OK, RI, UT, WV and WY. Please note it remains illegal to ship wine to any community in the state of Kentucky that prohibits the local sale of alcohol ("dry communities").

When will I receive my wine?

Ground shipping orders will arrive in 7-10 business days. Orders with Overnight, 2-Day and 3-Day shipping will ship the same business day if placed by 9 a.m. Pacific. We do not ship over the weekend.

When will I receive my tracking information?

Your tracking information will be emailed to you once your package is scanned and the wine is in transit.


During the summer months, we carefully monitor weather conditions across the U.S. Ground shipments traveling to or through areas with extreme temperatures will be held to ensure the wine is not damaged in transit. If your wine is held, we will contact you via email. For immediate summer delivery, please select 2-Day Air or UPS Summer Solution Overnight shipping.

Orders placed by 9 a.m. Pacific Monday through Thursday will ship the same business day. Orders placed Friday, Saturday and Sunday will ship the following business day.


  • UPS Ground: $15 per order
  • 2-Day Air via UPS or FedEx: $35 per order
  • UPS Summer Solution Overnight: $50 per case (minimum order of one case; available mid-May to mid-October)

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