Inspiration comes in many forms– from traveling to new cities and immersing yourself into the cuisine and culture to the smell of fresh earth and dewdrops glistening in Napa Valley’s mid-morning sun. Our relentless pursuit to capture a moment in time is shaped by the ebb and flow, challenges and triumphs, melody and harmony of the world around us. We’re thrilled to share with you a journey of the senses like never before by reimagining the world of Cardinale.
NOTES OF NASHVILLE
Art. Music. Wine. What do all of these have in common? They draw upon emotion, create lasting memories, and transport you to specific moments in time.
Each year, we have hosted a one-of-a-kind trip to dive deeper into the masterpiece that is Cardinale and one of winemaker Christopher Carpenter’s greatest inspirations– music. In 2022 we immersed ourselves in the sights and sounds of the Jazz Fest in New Orleans. In 2023 we celebrated the 10th anniversary of BottleRock Napa Valley. In 2024, what better way to continue our journey through wine and music than by taking you to Music City?
After months of fine-tuning, we are ready to invite you to Nashville, Tennessee.
Cardinale x Gibson: The Complete Nashville Experience - SOLD OUT
Don’t miss out on this exciting fusion of wine, music, and craftsmanship.
DATES: Friday, April 19, 2024
LOCATION: Nashville, Tennessee
TOTAL PRICE: $4,250 ($5,700 value)
SALES CLOSE: This is a time-sensitive offer only available until November 22, 2023
- A Cardinale x Gibson Custom J-45 Acoustic Guitar
- Access for two (2) guests to our ‘One Night in Nashville’ experience at the legendary Gibson Garage in April 2024, does not include the cost of travel to Nashville
- Exclusive 3-Bottle Library Set of Cardinale, featuring one bottle of the following vintages:
- 2016 Cardinale – A true symphony of Napa Valley, comprised of 25 individual wine lots
- 2017 Cardinale – A perfect story of commitment to quality
- 2018 Cardinale – Regarded as one of Chris’ most enjoyable blending sessions
About the Cardinale x Gibson Custom J-45 Guitar
We are proud to collaborate with Gibson to create a true collector's item. Each Cardinale x Gibson: The Complete Experience package includes a custom-built J-45 acoustic guitar built by Gibson. World-renowned for its full, balanced expression, warm bass, and excellent projection, the J-45 delivers a sound with incredible dynamic range, warm mids, and a tight punchy bass.
This limited-edition guitar was designed exclusively for Cardinale collectors and features a wine-red color complemented by black and gold hardware to evoke both our Cabernet and our iconic bottle design, a truss rod cover made from stained oak – inspired by the look and feel of our Cardinale wine barrel staves – and a custom pickguard inscribed with a quote from our winemaker Chris Carpenter capturing his love of the parallels between music and wine. Guitar orders will conclude by November 22, 2023 and packages are limited—reserve the Complete Experience today.
RESERVE YOUR ACCESS
Package availability is extremely limited and only available through November 22, 2023. To learn more and to reserve your access to our Cardinale x Gibson: The Complete Experience, please complete and submit the form below or contact us at (707) 948-2643.
Note: À la carte tickets to our 'One Night in Nashville' event will be released in January of 2024.
Blending Music and Wine
Wine, like music, can move you emotionally. And when the two are blended together, magic happens. As a music lover, music has always been a constant source of inspiration for our winemaker Christopher Carpenter. Cardinale's dedication to quality starts with a commitment to caring for the Earth– passionately tending to the vineyards and mountain terroir. Each vintage, we draw on a selection of the most prestigious mountain and benchland vineyards to compose a singular wine that embodies Napa Valley at its best. Chris meticulously selects each component of Cardinale through a series of blending sessions until he is overwhelmingly convinced he has blended the finest wine achievable of that vintage. Watch as Chris shares his philosophy on what it takes to craft the Cardinale Cabernet Sauvignon.
“Cardinale wines are like memories. They become part of a person's life. And knowing we've helped to become a part of those memories, there is no greater satisfaction.”