A phenomenal value, this juicy red belnd is approachable and rewarding. With a nose of ripe berries and soft tannins with piquant acidity this blend has structure and pairs well with a wide range of pleasures.
Cases Produced: 480
Vineyard Sources: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Syrah: Los Olivos Vineyard
Merlot: Mesa Verde Vineyard
Composition: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc, 20% Syrah & 15% Merlot
Harvest Dates: 9/19/16- 10//7/16
Chemistry: Cabernet Sauvignon: Brix 24.8-26.3; ph:3.30-3.71
Cabernet Franc: Brix 23.2; pH:3.42
Syrah: Brix 25.7; pH:3.40
Merlot: Brix 24.3; pH:3.30
Winemaking: Completely de-stemmed; fermented in small open-top fermenters, and aged in a combination of Neutral French and American oak.
Bottiling date: 2/11/17
Optimal drinking window: 2017-2020