2017 Cabernet SauvignonNapa Valley

With mountain like fruit characteristics, the 2017 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon celebrates the diversity of our vineyard sources – resulting in a beautifully structured, intense colored, medium-full bodied wine that is sure to provide many years of enjoyment.

Tasting Notes

The 2017 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is very deep purple-black in color, it is intensely scented of freshly crushed blackcurrants, warm black berries, black plums and chocolate mint with nuances of cedar, pencil lead and wild sage. Medium to full-bodied, the taut, muscular, black-fruited palate is solidly constructed with firm, ripe, grainy tannins and compelling freshness, finishing on a lingering menthol note.

Varietal Composition
97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot

Harvested
September 30 & October 7, 2017

Bottled
June 3, 2019

Barrel Aging
75% new French oak, multiple coopers

Production
300 cases

Alcohol by Volume
15.6%

2017 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Incorporating 3% Petit Verdot, the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon is a powerful, deep, inky wine that offers lots of minerality as well as chocolatey black fruits, scorched earth, graphite, and tobacco aromas and flavors. This rich, masculine styled effort is full-bodied, has a stacked mid-palate, big tannins, and a great finish. This mountain fruit-like red needs 4–5 years of bottle age but will age gracefully.

Jeb Dunnuck
January 31, 2020
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