2021 Cabernet Sauvignon
Our Cabernet showcases a bold yet refined structure, with a hint of red fruit brightness. This wine consists of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon co-fermented with 24% Merlot to develop complexity. Picking was a combination of nighttime hand and machine harvesting, to retain freshness, while utilizing a relatively cool fermentation to boost the fruit and floral traits. The addition of Big Valley AVA Merlot imparts a softening freshness to balance out the density and tannins of the Cabernet. We conducted ML with French and Hungarian oak to promote integration, with a particular focus on producing uplifting flavors that excite the palate.
93 Points - CA State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
92 Points - The Tasting Panel