These vineyards yield rich fruit forward wines characteristic of the terroir. Pope Valley vineyards are located in the North-Eastern hills of the Vaca Mountains in a town called Pope Valley within the Napa Valley Appellation. The soil is a pleaston loam with areas of a Bressa-Dibble complex. Pope Valley is a warm growing climate with cool evenings and mornings which allow the grapes to hang on the vine long enough to ripen to their fullest potential and cool enough at nights to develop complex varietal aromas.
This single vineyard wine, is a big, bold Cabernet that is elegantly balanced and aromatically complex. Allowing hosts to pair this wine not only with big bold red meats , but more complex meals such as roasted lamb chops with rosemary and fingerling potatoes.
Warm aromas of black cherry, cassis. Dried cranberries. Plus hints of vanilla bean and baking spices. The palate follows through with drying tannins, balanced acidity. Savory mid-palate, finishing with a ripe round tannins.
- Blend: 97.4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.6% Petit Verdot
- Alcohol: 13.9%
- pH: 3.6
- RS: DRY <0.2 %
- Oak Profile: 60% French Oak
- Bottling Date: August 16th, 2017
- Release Date: October 2nd, 2017
- Cases Produced:243 Cases
- Aging potential:8 to 12 Years