Tasting Notes and Description
Tasting Notes For Quilt Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
For Napa Valley Quilt Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, the winemaking process started by picking fruit at optimum physiological maturity; lignified seeds and canes, a slight dimpling of the berries (dehydration) and once in the cellar, we kept wine lots separated by individual vineyard. The wine went from cold soak to extended maceration for up to 60 days in some cases, and we re-evaluated the progress of each lot before moving the wine to classic Bordeaux and Burgundy barrels (70% new oak) where it underwent malolactic fermentation, and was racked every 4 to 6 months until blending 20 months later.
Crimson red with scarlet highlights. Enticing aromas of Bing cherry, dark chocolate, lightly toasted oak with a hint of blackberry jam and vanilla. Striking flavors of ripe raspberry, blackberry, cocoa, and hints of vanilla linger harmoniously. Full yet elegant on the palate,with vibrant fruit and very approachable tannins. This wine has a long and velvety finish.
Filet Mignon with balsamic reduction, pan-roasted lamb chops with cabernet sauce, sauteed broccolini with garlic, rosemary scalloped potatoes, or a hearty charcuterie platter.
|Region||Napa Valley, California|
|Grape Varietal||Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Wine Style||Red Wine|
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