Concentrated black currant and cherry characteristics with hints of vanilla. Richly layered texture with a long fruit finish.
Pairs with prime rib, herb-crusted rack of lamb and grilled summer vegetables.
This Knights Valley vineyard, located in eastern Sonoma County just over the hill from the Napa Valley, consistently produces fruit of superior depth, color, and complexity of flavor.
Fermentation: The grapes were crushed into small fermenters. After cold-soaking to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.
Cooperage / Aging: Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels (40% new).
Bottling Date: December 17, 2019
Production: 248 Cases
Color: Deep ruby
Aromas: Black currant, blackberry and plum, hints of chocolate and vanilla.
Palate: Richly structured texture with a long finish of dark fruit
Wine Type: Gold Collection
Varietal: 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Syrah
Appellation: Knights Valley
Acid: 0.52 g/100ml
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