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Right Bank Napa Valley 2019

Right Bank Napa Valley 2019
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SKU: 19 RB RED

About This Wine

On the nose: Blonde roasted coffee, peach cobbler, licorice candies, canned pears, taffies, white pepper, tomato stems, moss, black tea, blueberries, oyster sauce, lavender, lignum vitae

On the palate: Nice, juicy, salty entrance, sugarless-sweet evolution, dark fruit, cumin, dragon fruit, grenadine, macerated cherry

Wine Profile

Blend: 54% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot

Fermentation: 40% barrel fermented in 50% new, 50% 1-year-old French oak barrels, 60% stainless steel tank fermented

Aging: 18 months in French oak, 35% new, 35% 1-year-old,  30% 2-year-old barrels

Vintage Notes 

2019 provided us with an unprecedented growing season. Moderate to cooler temperatures in early spring resulted in a delayed start followed by showers during bloom in May. However, continual moderate temperatures from June through August allowed vines to balance their growth. By early August, as cluster size was fully developed and overall growth more harmonious, it was clear that 2019 would be a memorable vintage. A month later, most red grapes showed complexities and flavors that normally would not appear until later in season. The 2019 wines show early approachability and impeccable balance.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Red Blend
Appellation
Napa Valley
Alcohol %
14.8