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2016 Mounts Estate Cabernet Franc

 

Tasting Notes

Fragrant aromas of violets, black cherry, and pepper spice. Mouthwatering taste of rich black fruit, spice box, and sweet jalapeno. Full bodied, smooth, and luxurious tannins.

Vineyard Designation

Estate Grown

Vineyard Notes

Estate grown, French Entav clones 214, 327.

Production Notes

Whole berry destemming, 4 - 5 day cold soak, punch downs 3 times per day.
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Vintage 2016
Wine Style Red Wine
Appellation Dry Creek Valley
Harvest Date September 26, 2016 through October 5, 2016
Sugar 26 brix
Acid 4.5 g/l
PH 3.90
Barrel Aging Barrel aged 20 months in 80% new French oak.
Ageability 6 to 10 years
Fermentation Native yeast fermentation in one ton, open top fermenters.
Bottling Date July 2018
Alcohol % 14.8%
Size 750 ml