- Wine Type
- 81% Cab Sauv, 7% Cab Franc, 5% Merlot, 4% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot
- Dry Creek Valley
- 0.60 g/100ml
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
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
Color: dark ruby
Aromas: rich, concentrated aromas of black currant, plum
Palate: layers of black fruit flavor, elegant, balanced, richly structured