Aromas of baking spices, hints of cedar, chocolate and toasty oak notes frame bright fruit of red cherry, black plum, and cranberry. These aromas led to flavors of red plum, cassis, blackberry and cherry.
Toasty oak frames and adds depth to dark fruit aromas of blackberry, plum, and black cherry, leading into intriguing notes of cocoa, cassis, pepper berry, and cedar. Black fruit dominates the entry followed by plum and black cherry with a spicy, lifted mid-palate.
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Alexander Valley
Acid: 6.1 g/L
Aging: 14 months in 100% small oak barrels; 15% new French oak, 10% new American oak
Fermentation: 100% stainless steel; average of 26 days on the skins; 100% malolactic
Residual Sugar: 0.6 g/L
Alcohol %: 13.5