- Wine Type
- Noir Collection
- 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot
- Dry Creek Valley
- 0.67 g/100ml
This NOIR COLLECTION Cabernet Sauvignon is made from grapes grown at Michel-Schlumberger vineyard in Dry Creek Valley. To achieve the optimum expression of flavor, our winemaker selected eight individual barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon and blended in one barrel each of Merlot and Petit Verdot.
Harvest: October 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: Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels.
Color: Dark ruby
Aromas: blackberry, cassis, plum, and notes of peppery spice
Palate: rich mouthfeel, long finish of dark fruit