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To Kalon 2012

To Kalon 2012
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About This Wine

Color: deep dark garnet with purple and geranium on the rim

On the nose: deep ripe fruit nose with blackberries, cedar and curry with hints of allspice and cumin

On the palate: structured entrance lingering on almond chocolate, silky cassis, violet, lavender and elderberry

Wine Profile

Blend: 
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker Notes:

2012 proved to be a unique but outstanding vintage. This is not because of frost, heat or rain, but mainly due to bountiful harvest. The growing season was ideal with no frost, a mild spring, and a very temperate, long growing season. This allowed all varietals to ripen to their optimum condition with significant concentration and complexity. The biggest challenge was the management of the tannin structure of the very thick-skinned red vintage. This meant that winemakers who simply applied recipes had a challenging year as tannin levels were at twice the average level.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2012
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Oakville
Vineyard Designation
Beckstoffer To Kalon
Alcohol %
14.8