Intense aromas of black cherry, blackberry, inky, tar and gravel. Big and rich on the palate with velvety tannins and ageworthy acid. Rich oak and a fine finish.
Estate - located at the winery, faces west from
the side of Howell Mountain and has a slope
averaging 22%. The soil is composed of “Tuff”
a volcanic ash, allowing the vineyard to drain
Haymaker - An eastern-facing mountain
vineyard, located in a frost free zone between
the valley floor and mountain top with ancient
marine sedimentary soils.
The 2014 growing season was early, even, and
excellent! The early bud break and consistently
moderate temperatures throughout spring and
summer resulted in exceptional vine health and
optimal ripening. We were able to take our
time planning vineyard picks to ensure the
highest quality fruit with complex flavors and
refined phenolic profiles.
85% Cabernet Sauvignon - 10% Petit Verdot - 2.5% Malbec - 2.5% Merlot