Varietal Composition: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 3% Syrah
The Vineyard: This 2013 Deux Terres is created from a selection of the very finest lots made from our mountain-top and benchland vineyards.
Vintage: Moderate temperatures with no appreciable rainfall throughout the ripening season allowed the grapes to fully develop exceptionally concentrated flavors.
Harvest: October 10th to 21st, 2013 Average brix: 27.0 pH: 3.67 TA: 0.63 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 oak barrels (57% new). Fourteen best barrels were selected and blended for the optimum expression of flavor and structure for this wine.
Color: Dark ruby
Aromas: Rich, concentrated aromas of black currant, plum and dark chocolate.
Palate: Layers of black cherry, black currant, and plum. Elegant, structured and balanced.
Bottling Date: July 7, 2015 Cases Produced: 334
Final Technical Info: pH: 3.89 TA: 0.56 g/100ml Alc: 15.4%