Varietal Composition: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Syrah, 5% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec
The Vineyard: This “La Révolution” Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of the finest blocks of our mountain-top and benchland vineyards. Components of our estate Syrah, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec complement the fruit, structure and depth of this wine.
Vintage: Moderate temperatures with no appreciable rainfall throughout the ripening season allowed the grapes to fully develop exceptionally concentrated flavors.
Harvest: Oct 10th to 21st, 2013 Average brix: 26.2 pH: 3.63 TA: 0.69 g/100ml
Fermentation: The grapes were crushed into small fermenters. After cold-soaking for three days to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for 20 months in French and American oak barrels (25% new).
Color: Deep ruby
Aromas: Rich aromas of blackberry, plum, black cherry and spice.
Palate: Concentrated flavors of dark berry, cherry and plum. Rich, long fruit finish.
Bottling Date: June 20, 2015
Final Technical Info: pH: 3.78 TA: 0.61 g/100ml Alc: 14.9%