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2017 Mounts Cabernet Franc Estate Grown Dry Creek Valley

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Tasting Notes

Warm blackberry, cherry and violets are elegantly present in the aromas. As the wine opens up, a bit of crushed stone, forest floor and ripe raspberry come through. Elegant and rich deep flavors of black cherry and pepper spice lead to a smooth, luxurious finish.

Vineyard Designation

Estate Grown

Vineyard Notes

French Entav clones 214, 327.

Production Notes

Whole berry destemming, 4 - 5 day cold soak, punch downs 3 times per day. Native yeast fermentation in small, one ton, open top fermenters. 15% co-fermentation of Petite Verdot in one of the two fermenters. Total skin contact 24 days. Barrel aged 21 months in 100% new French oak. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
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Vintage 2017
Wine Style Red Wine
Appellation Dry Creek Valley
Harvest Date October 2, 2017
Sugar average 26 Brix
Acid 4.8 g/l
PH 3.90
Aging Barrel aged 21 months in 100% new French oak.
Barrel Aging Barrel aged 21 months in 100% new French oak.
Ageability 6 to 10 years
Fermentation Native yeast fermentation in small, one ton, open top fermenters. 15% co-fermentation of Petite Verdot in one of the two fermenters.
Alcohol % 15.8%
Size 750 ml