Our Cabernet Sauvignon comes from 2 old-vine Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards located on the benchlands and hillsides of Mendocino County. This vintage displays a rich brick red color and deep aromas of boysenberry jam, plum, black pepper, and vanilla with hints of toasty oak. Uplifting flavors of dark chocolate, black cherry, sweet wood, and a subtle note of earthiness combine to give this full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon a generous mouth-feel. Rich full tannins and balanced acidity lead into a long, lingering finish. Enjoy with a juicy steak or any rich dish like beef short ribs or roasted lamb. A grilled burger with medium-bodied melted cheese in one hand and this Cabernet Sauvignon in the other hand is what the good life is all about.
Length/Type of Fermentation: Crushed into open-top fermenters with 4 days of cold soak, pumped over, and punched down twice a day for 16 days.
Length/Type of Aging: Barrel-aged a total of 24 months in a combination of French, American, and Eastern European oak (10% new).