Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Napa Valley California

The grapes for the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon come from the finest vineyard sites in the best appellations of Napa Valley, including the Sequoia Grove Estate and Tonella Estate Vineyards in Rutherford, as well as select parcels from top growers, including Morisoli and Beckstoffer in Rutherford, Stagecoach in Atlas Peak, Lamoreaux in the Oak Knoll District and Healy in St. Helena. 2018 vintage – 83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 1% Syrah, 1% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot. Aged 20 months in barrel, 50% new French oak.Tasting notes: Dark red in color, the initial aromas are of bright black cherry and blackberry, followed by baking spices and a hint of chocolate. On the palate, the wine is intensely flavorful with round and smooth tannins, full of blackberry flavor and subtle toasty vanilla notes. A concentrated, silky wine emphasizing varietal expression, richness and balance. Rutherford-dominated blend of Cabernet Sauvignon complemented by Bordeaux grapes.

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