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Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Winemaker's Reserve 1.5L

Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Winemaker's Reserve 1.5L

Characteristics of black currant, plum and cherry. Well-structured tannins with rich texture and long fruit finish.

$85.00
Quantity:
R14CSD3

About this wine

Pairs with prime rib, grilled summer vegetables and bittersweet chocolate.

Wine profile

Vintage
2014
Wine Type
Bordeaux
Varietal
81% Cab Sauv, 7% Cab Franc, 5% Merlot, 4% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot
Appellation
Dry Creek Valley
Acid
0.60 g/100ml
pH
3.84
Alcohol
15.3%

Vineyard Notes

This “Magnum Reserve” Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is created from a selection of the very finest lots made from Michel-Schlumberger’s mountain-top and benchland vineyards in Dry Creek Valley.

Harvest:  Oct 7th to 13th,  2014

Production Notes

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:  June 20, 2016

Winemaker Notes

Color:  dark ruby

Aromas:  rich, concentrated aromas of black currant, plum

Palate:  layers of black fruit flavor, elegant, balanced, richly structured

Production

94 cases