Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2017
About This Wine
On the nose: Underbrush, dark, ripe plums, cigar boxes, orange zest, beeswax, grenadine, milk chocolates, raspberry pie, crème brûlée, oregano, violets, cedar, vanilla beans
On the palate: Fresh, round entrance, silky evolution on granular tannins with long finish, notes of cotton, “griotte” cherry, cured meat, lychee, pomegranate, roasted coffee beans, cinnamon, black pepper
Blend: 94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot
Fermentation: 94% barrel fermented, 6% stainless steel tank fermented
Aging: 22 months, 100% French oak; 75% new, 25% 1-year-old
Our Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2017 was handcrafted from fruit grown in premium vineyards that truly express the diversity of terroirs in Napa Valley. This wine showcases flavors from a range of sub-appellations stretching from the mountain slopes of Atlas Peak, Spring Mountain and Howell Mountain to valley floor vineyards in the Coombsville, St. Helena, Oakville and Oak Knoll District AVAs blended together to create the essence of Napa Valley.