Grassi Estate-owned vineyard located in the Atlas Peak sub-appellation of the Napa Valley
The site is on a bench above the valley floor, two miles south of stags leap in the eastern Hills. East/west row orientation
Ancient river bed with a mix of cobble and soil
Planted on a 5x4 row spacing with a vertical shoot postioned trellis. Sustainably farmed, déficient irrigation.
Hand sorted, whole berry fermentation, five day cold soak, 14 day fermentation.
20 months in 60% new french oak
he 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon (600 cases from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Cabernet Franc and Merlot) is a finesse style of Cabernet Sauvignon with notes of blackcurrants, white chocolate and a touch of barrique in a medium to full-bodied style with moderate tannins and an overall sense of elegance and discretion. Drink it over the next 15+ years.
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