2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Our 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon has lovely red and black fruit flavors with savory elements of cedar, baking chocolate, pencil and leather. The flavors are wrapped in elegant balanced tannin with good persistence at the finish.
Harvest completed early in the Rogue Valley with Bordeaux varieties ripening quickly and being harvested in early October. Warm summer conditions resulted in another early and compact harvest in 2015. The wines produced in 2015 will be similar to those produced in the vintages of 2014 in flavor and fruit characteristics.
Our 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is composed of two lots. The fruit from both lots was harvested in late September from Evans Creek Vineyard in Rogue Valley, on a hillside with fruit that is beautifully concentrated. The fruit was hand-harvested, de-stemmed, and fermented whole berry in small open-top fermentation bins. The three-quarter ton bins are gently punched down for the duration of the 10 to 14-day fermentation. Once primary fermentation is complete, the wine is racked to French oak barrels (25% once filled) for 18 months of barrel aging.