Hold on to your taste buds as this beauty will dance all over your mouth! Bursts of ripe black cherry, blackberry and currents come alive while the oak inserts toffee, clove and vanilla notes. The palate is welcomed by fine tannins and the finish is silky and round.
||99% Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 0.7% Estate Cabernet Franc, 0.3% Estate Merlot
||Santa Ynez Valley
||191, 337, 4 and See
||De-stemmed, cold soaked, open top fermentation, punch down, 100% Malolactic fermentation
The Cabernet Sauvignon lots were all hand sorted then de-stemmed and cold soaked for 3 days. Fermented in open top fermentors and punch down by hand twice a day. The wine was then pressed off skins then racked to French barrels (30% new oak). After aging, the four lots of Cabernet Sauvignon are racked together and blended for bottling. The wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered.