2018 Mounts Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
Plentiful fragrance of cassis, violets, and spice. Black fruit flavors are heavy on the tongue along with hints of mocha, espresso, graphite, and warm sweet spice. Rich, decadent wine with a persistent finish.
Whole berry destemming, 4 - 5 day cold soak, punch downs 3 times per day. Native yeast fermentation in small, open top, one-ton fermenters. Total skin contact 21 days. Barrel aged 23 months in 80% new French oak. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
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||Bold Red Wine
||Dry Creek Valley
||October 9, 2018 & October 22, 2018
23 months in 80% new French oak
||8 to 12 years