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2016 Mounts Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

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Tasting Notes

Displays savory aromas of leather, black cherry compote, and crème de cassis. It is full bodied, complex, and leads with blue & black fruit flavors with a hint of espresso. Long finish, noticeable tannin.

Vineyard Designation

Estate Grown

Vineyard Notes

Estate grown. Clone 337 Cabernet Sauvignon planted in 2007. "See" Clone planted in 1990.

Production Notes

Whole berry destemming, 4 - 5 day cold soak, punch downs 3 times per day.

Winemaker Notes

88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petite Verdot
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Vintage 2016
Wine Style Bold Red Wine
Appellation Dry Creek Valley
Harvest Date September 21, 2016
Sugar 27 brix
Acid 5.4 g/l
PH 3.90
Barrel Aging Barrel aged 20 months in 60% new French oak.
Ageability 8 to 12 years
Fermentation Native yeast fermentation in one ton, open top fermenters.
Bottling Date July 2018
Alcohol % 15.8%
Size 750 ml