Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
Aged for 22 months in 225L French oak barriques: 80% new, 20% neutral.
Destemmed and cold soaked for 10 days with daily pump-overs. 8-day fermentation with a mix of delestages, pump-overs and punchdowns for cap management. 18-day total maceration.
July 16, 2018. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
This bold wine boasts a nose of seared plums, violets, scorched earth, vanilla and Szechuan peppercorn. The chewy midpalate is a powerful showcase of blackberry, licorice, sandalwood and blackcurrant. This heavyweight is cut through the middle with a lightning bolt of minerality that refreshes the palate and drives towards an impressive finish.
Blends: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc