November 1, 2017
Harvest Brix: 22.6˚
33 months in French oak barrels
August 27, 2020
Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
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Earthier notes of leather and cedar mingle with a burst of fresh blackberry and cassis. Full-bodied and tannic, the palate remains juicy and soft--perfect both for pairing with grilled meats or vegetables and charcuterie, or to be enjoyed on its own.
BLEND: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Pairing Notes
This wine works great with rich and savory foods and meats like lamb and steak or enjoy this wine with grilled vegetables, aromatic cheeses, mushroom risotto, grilled radicchio, tomato bruschetta and olive tapenade appetizers.
After a relatively mild winter, a cool spring held back bud break and potential frost damage until May. These two factors combined to set the stage for a fruitful vintage. The growing degree days (GDDs) were close to average through June and July but dipped in August. Rainfall was above average through the growing season which increased disease pressure and crop load. However, because September and October were warmer and drier than average, the grapes had more time to mature and develop flavor. 2017 pulled off the seldom seen scenario of high-quality wine in a high yielding vintage.