Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Alexander Valley 1.5L

Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Alexander Valley 1.5L

This elegant, fruit-driven Cabernet Sauvignon was produced of grapes grown in the warm temperatures and fertile soils of Alexander Valley.

$120.00
Quantity:
CSAM123

About this wine

Made from grapes grown on a hillside vineyard at the southern edge of Alexander Valley, this densely flavorful Cabernet has rich characteristics of black currant and dark plum.

Wine profile

Vintage
2012
Wine Type
Magnum
Varietal
88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah, 2% Cabernet Franc
Appellation
Alexander Valley
Acid
0.58 g/100ml
pH
3.62
Alcohol
15.4%

Vineyard Notes

Made from grapes grown on a small hillside vineyard in the Alexander Valley of Sonoma County, this densely flavorful Cabernet has rich characteristics of black currant and dark plum.  Components of Syrah and Cabernet Franc complement the fruit, structure and depth of this wine.

Harvest:  Oct 23rd, 2012    

Production Notes

Fermentation:  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.  100% malo-lactic fermentation.

Cooperage / Aging:  The wine was aged for 20 months in French oak barrels (35% new). 

Bottling Date:  June 19, 2014                        

Winemaker Notes

Color:  Dark ruby

Aromas:  Lush aromas of dark plum and black currant with dark chocolate overtones

Palate:  Richly structured, with concentrated dark fruit flavors and long finish

Production

226 Cases