Appellation: Napa Valley
Vineyard Site: 1/2 mile south of St. Helena on Lewelling Lane, an alluvial fan at the base of the western foothills
Soil: Bale gravelly loam
Vines: Cabernet Sauvignon on 110R rootstock
Trellis: Vertical, 7-wire; 5’ x 9’ vine spacing; cane pruned
Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Case Production: 635 Cases
TA (g/100ml): 0.58
Harvest Date: September 23, 2014
Aging: 18 months in 70% new French oak barrels
Finishing: Bottled unfined and filtered on August 25, 2016
Release Date: September 15, 2017
Bouquet: An enticing mix of sweet red cherry, currant, and espresso aromas.
Flavor: Bright ruby fruit with cassis, spice, and mineral flavors; chewy mid-palate tannins, marvellous texture and a lengthy finish.