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2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

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$96.00
 
SKU: SH16EC75

Winemaker Notes:
The 2016 Estate Cabernet comes from a near perfect vintage in the Napa Valley and offers notes of fragrant violet, ripe plum and cherry along with black tea, spice, and coriander seed. On the palate the wine is lush and balanced leading to a beautiful, lingering finish

Varietal:
100% Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate grown

Vineyard:
Saint Helena Estate is a thirteen-acre vineyard on the Napa Valley floor, located on Pratt Avenue with Bale loam soils. Vines are cane pruned and hand-tended down to two clusters per shoot, yielding approximately two tons per acre. The vineyard is managed by Lindsey Wallingford and our estate crew, with consulting from Aaron Pott.


Winemaking:
Cold soak for 5 days. Post-fermentation maceration 14 days.
Racked twice.


Barrel Aging:
22 months in 70% new French oak barrels: Bossuet, Darnajou, Sylvain, Taransaud