Lewelling Vineyards 2015 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: 709 Cases
  • pH: 3.90
  • TA (g/100ml): 0.60
  • Harvest Date: September 15, 2014
  • Brix at Harvest: 27.4
  • Aging: 18 months in 70% new French oak barrels 
  • Finishing: Bottled unfined and filtered on May 30,2017 
  • Release Date: September 15, 2018

Tasting Notes

Bouquet: Aromas of cocoa, vanilla and leather, together with dark brambleberry. 

Flavor: Black currant and bright berry balanced with cedar and dusty earth, luscious texture, gripping spice and a lingering finish.