This Cabernet Sauvignon is lifted and pretty, full of dark blue fruit and red fruits and framed by soft and lively structure. Drink now or shelve it for a while.
Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Location: Calistoga AVA, Napa Valley
This is a lifted and pretty Cabernet. The nose shows blue fruits, plum, oak spice and an intriguing raspberry note. The palate is almost on the lighter end for a Cabernet, with blue and red fruits, balanced by some oak spice notes.
Fruit is all organically farmed, coming from the Calistoga AVA within Napa Valley.
100% destemmed, 100% whole berry, no crush. Cool ferment with native yeast. 100% native malolactic fermentation. Juice spends about 18-20 days on the skins. No additions during fermentations. Aged 8-9 months in neutral French oak.