2018 vintage – A beautiful wine from a near-perfect vintage, this robust Cabernet Sauvignon shows balance and complexity – a blend of dark berry, forest, clove, and nutmeg. The tannins and French oak are well integrated on the palate and elegant from start to finish.
Sourced primarily from family-owned S&J Vineyard in Mapa’s Capell Valley and Benjamin Vineyard located on the valley floor in the heart of Rugherford. Additional vineyard sources include neighboring Quarry Vineyard and Round Pond Estate, both in Rutherford as well as Delouise an Shooting Star Vineyard located in Napa Valley. Aged 20 months in 33% new and 67% once and twice-filled French oak barrels. 96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petite Verdot, 2% Merlot.