Lewelling Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

  • 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
  • pH: 3.90
  • TA (g/100ml): 0.58
  • Harvest Date: September 23, 2014
  • Brix: 27.4
  • Aging: 18 months in 70% new French oak barrels
  • Finishing: Bottled unfined and filtered on August 25, 2016
  • Release Date: September 15, 2017

Tasting Notes

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.