A superbly balanced wine with beautiful aromas of black cherry and rich dark fruit with a touch of dark chocolate, cinnamon and spice. The complex flavors are joined with a lush mouth feel and a long seductive finish.
57% Merlot, Stillwater Creek Vineyard and Champoux Vineyard
29% Cabernet Sauvignon, Stillwater Creek Vineyard
14% Cabernet Franc, Stillwater Creek Vineyard
TA 0.61 g/100mL
Alcohol 14.1% By Volume
Small open top stainless steel tanks. The cap was gently punched down by hand three times per day. After gently pressing the young wine was transferred to French oak barrels to complete fermentation.
100% French oak barrels
60% New Allier and Troncais French oak
Aged 21 months
June 21, 2007
October 1, 2007