Crafted from a selection of our finest mountain-top and benchland blocks, this elegantly structured Cabernet Sauvignon has rich layers of sophisticated flavor.
This Winemaker’s Reserve Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is created from a selection of the very finest lots made from our mountain-top and benchland vineyards.
Harvest: Oct 7th to 13th, 2014
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.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for 20 months in French oak barrels. The best barrels (50% new) were chosen for the optimum expression of flavor and structure for this wine.
Bottling Date: May 16, 2016
Production: Cases Produced: 94
Color: dark ruby
Aromas: rich, concentrated aromas of black currant, plum
Palate: layers of black fruit flavor, elegant, balanced, richly structured
Wine Type: Estate Red
Varietal: 81% Cab Sauv, 7% Cab Franc, 5% Merlot, 4% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot
Appellation: Estate - Dry Creek Valley
Acid: 0.60 g/100ml
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