Textbook Cabernet Sauvignon 2020, Napa Valley, California

“As you head up the Napa Valley, rising heat darkens fruit profiles and tannin structure. This classic Napa Valley Cabernet offers aromas of anise blueberry, dried cranberry and sage, while the palate expands to include blackberry jam and mocha. Rich and full-bodied with a long finish” – winemaker. 2020 vintage – 91% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot. Fermentation: 100% stainless steel. Aged 14 months in French oak, 35% new. 2020 Sourcing: Oak Knoll, Yountville,, Rutherford and Calistoga. Winemaking: Crafted to showcase ‘Textbook’ characteristics of Napa Valley Cabernet- power and richness, yet with European restraint and elegance. Final blend composed with separate lots sourced from sub-appellations throughout the Napa Valley. Each separate lot brings a distinct fruit and tannin profile resulting in a well-balanced wine with layered complexity.