Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 La Cime Dry Creek Valley
Blending our finest blocks of mountaintop and benchland vineyards, we are able to create this La Cime (French for "the peak") with rich structure and elegant layers of flavor.
Dry Creek Valley
Average brix: 25.5
Aged for 20 months in French oak barrels (25% new).
The grapes were crushed into small fermenters. After cold-soaking for three days to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.
This wine has a deep ruby color, rich aromas of black currant, plum and spice and concentrated flavors or black currant and dark plum with a long fruit finish.
This La Cime Cabernet Sauvignon is made from a blend of the finest blocks of our mountain-top and benchland vineyards. The wide range of clones and soils gives this wine a unique complexity. Components of our estate-grown Cab Franc and Petit Verdot complement the flavor and add extra layers of structure and depth.
Food Pairing Notes
Concentrated black currant and cherry characteristics with hints of vanilla and anise. Elegant texture with long fruit finish. Pairs with prime rib, herb-crusted rack of lamb and grilled summer vegetables.
Charles R OHara
(May 23, 2022 at 7:29 PM)
The first sip of the La Cime Cabernet is of pure enjoyment that comes forth from the taste of blackberries, cherries, tobacco, and earthiest of this wonderful deep purple colored 🍷