Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California Garagiste
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Napa Valley (Del Dotto Vineyards)
Harvest Method: Sustainable farming and hand picked at the optimum flavor development
Vinification: Grapes are pre-sorted by hand before going into a de-stemmer; hand sorted after de-stemming. Only whole berries go into the fermenter. Pre-fermentation cold soak at 50° for 5 days followed by 15 days in fermenter at 85°
Aging Process: Aging-only free run wine goes into the barrels for aging. Winery uses 60-gallon barrels both American/French oak, aged for 14 months
Aroma/Palate: Nice dark color with aromas and flavors of dark dried cherry, hint of cured meats, saddle leather, chocolate and a vanilla finish.
Food Pairings: This is an easy drinking everyday Cabernet that is great to enjoy with food.
Serving Temp:16-18°C/60°-64° F