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2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

Our Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon showcases hand-harvested grapes from some of our favorite vineyards in Sonoma County. The wine is superbly balanced, and designed for immediate enjoyment with family and friends.

Winemaking

·   Night-harvested grapes from Sonoma Valley, Sonoma Mountain and Moon Mountain

·   82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot

·   26-day total maceration, 5 day cold soak

·   Primary fermentation using native and selected yeasts

·   Native malolactic fermentation

·   Aged 20 months in French and American oak barrels, 11% new oak

Notes

Color:    Dense crimson ink

Aroma:  Wild berries, clove, black tea, anise

Flavor:   Savory notes of game (confit, fat), herbs (sage, ginger) and earth 

Texture: Mouth-filling, chewy tannin gives the mouthfeel a savory treat with a hint of salinity. Balanced weight with generous tannins while keeping the palate fresh. 

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2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Produced using hand-harvested fruit from carefully selected vineyards in prime appellations in the Napa Valley, CrossBarn Cabernet Sauvignon offers structure and weight in balance with pure, concentrated fruit.  

Winemaking

·   Night-harvested grapes from within Napa Valley, ranging from Coombsville to Calistoga

·   86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot

·   Average of 26-days of maceration, including 5 day cold soak

·   Primary fermentation with native and selected yeasts

·   Native malolactic fermentation

·   Aged 20 months in French and American oak barrels, 14% new oak

Notes

·   Color:  Dark Crimson

·   Aroma:  Cassis, boysenberry, lavender, sage, cedar, tobacco leaf

·   Flavor:  Peak-ripe, plums, wild berries, thyme, clove and vanillin 

·   Texture:  Creamy fine grain tannins from front to finish. Rich, savory flavors that coat the mouth entirely and continuously.

    Dense and mouth wateringly juicy.

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