Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Artist Series Spring Mountain

Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Artist Series Spring Mountain

Made from grapes grown on a mountain-top vineyard at the northern edege of Spring Mountain, this densely flavorful Cabernet Sauvignon has rich characteristics of dark berry, plum and sweet spice. The painting is “Napa Blue” by Amer-ican artist Libby Feldman.

Limited Quantities

$82.00
Quantity:
CSPM162

About this wine

“Napa Blue” painted by American artist Libby Feldman

Wine profile

Vintage
2016
Wine Type
Artist Series Signature Reserve
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Spring Mountain District - Napa Valley
Acid
0.54 g/100ml
pH
3.68
Alcohol
14.7%

Vineyard Notes

These grapes were grown in the shallow volcanic soils of a mountaintop vineyard in the Spring Mountain District of Napa Valley.

Production Notes

Fermentation:  The grapes were crushed into small fermenters.  After cold-soaking to extract rich color, the must fermented for two weeks to fully develop a rich mouthfeel and palate.  After fermentation, the wine was gently pressed out, settled, and racked into barrels.

Cooperage / Aging:  The wine was aged for 16 months in French oak barrels (40% new).

Bottling Date:  January 24th, 2018

Winemaker Notes

Color:  Deep ruby

Aromas:  Blackberry, dark plum, and peppery spice

Palate:  Rich structure, layers of dark berry flavors, elegant tannins, long fruit finish