A lovely, light red hue and strong tannin structure.
Harvest dates: Merlot on October 14th, 2018, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petit Verdot on October 26th, 2018
Grape variety: 43% Merlot, 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 10% Petit Verdot
Tonnage: 26.65 tons
Yield: avg. 3.5 tons / acre
Alcohol degree: 12.7 ° alc
Barrel ageing: 6 months in second use French oak barrels
Vinification facts: All grapes were fermented separately in stainless steel tanks at 75°F; punch downs were done 2 to 3 times per day and left one week on contact with skins once alcoholic fermentation was finished. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels at 68°F. All four wines were aged in second use oak barrel for 6 months before blending
Color: Deep ruby red. Bold and awesome
Aroma: Raspberries and plums followed by vanilla, chocolate and spices
Taste: Elegant and well behaved tannins make this a complex but easy to drink tinto
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