Skip to main content
This website uses cookies. OK
Napa Valley Wine

Please enable javascript in your browser settings to continue

Napa Valley Wineries

Covert Estate

Tasting is by appointment only

Hours

Tasting by appointment only.

Phone

707-337-5943
Tasting Details

Connect

Covert Estate

Information

  • Coombsville
  • Napa Valley
  • Cabernet Franc
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Syrah

Premiere Napa Valley Wines

Napa Green
  • Certified Winery

About Us

Located in Napa Valley’s Coombsville appellation, Covert Estate is a hidden gem for
those who discover it. The limited-production wines are made by Julien Fayard, who
originated from France and is one of Napa Valley’s most respected winemakers
producing California wine with French finesse.

Out of respect for the beautiful surroundings, the winery is nestled in a hillside cave
between the vineyard and an oak grove, and is only visible from a bird’s-eye view,
perfectly disappearing into the landscape.

Covert’s 5-acre estate vineyard is mostly comprised of Bordeaux varietals including
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot on its southern slopes while
Syrah is planted on the north-eastern section. The vines are farmed organically and sit
on a gentle slope with soil composed of solid volcanic ash from the nearby Mt. George.

Julien collectively established Covert Estate in 2012 with Cal and Pam Nicholson and Dave and Laura Nestor. Together, the partners share a love for and devotion to terroir-driven wines made with a minimal footprint on the land.

Covert Estate is open to guests for a personalized tasting experience by appointment
only.

Location

Covert Estate

15 Chateau Lane
Napa, CA 94558

Explore the Trip Planner

View Winery Map

Winery Features

Tasting Experience

The winery at Covert Estate sits in a cave underground between the vineyard and the oak grove. It can only be seen from a bird’s-eye view of the property. At the southern entrance to the cave, sits an intimate tasting room with natural lighting, obsidian treasures from the property and an unobstructed view of the Coombsville caldera and Vaca Mountain Range. Tastings by appointment only.

Formal
Casual
Modern
Rustic
Lively
Quiet

View

Eastern view of of the Coombsville caldera and Vaca Mountain Range

Music

French Salon Style

Reservations ‐ 707-337-5943
  • Tasting fee
  • Tasting fee waived with wine purchase
  • Seated tasting available
  • Private tasting available
  • Indoor tasting area
  • Outdoor tasting area
  • Unique architecture
  • Couches
  • Romantic
  • Sustainable practices
  • Family run

Wineries

View all our wineries and customize your wine experience.

Winery Map