US-PHB-53-17

Cabernet Sauvignon 'Beckstoffer - To Kalon', P. Hobbs

Cabernet Sauvignon 'Beckstoffer - To Kalon', P. Hobbs

• Hand harvested at night
• Hand sorted, cold
• Fermented with indigenous yeasts in closed-top, stainless steel tanks
• 6 day cold soak, 33 days total maceration
• Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrels
• Aged 20 months in French oak barrels, 100% new
• Coopers: Taransaud, Darnajou, Marcel Cadet, Radoux
• Varietal Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
• Unfined and unfiltered

Producer:
Vintage:
2017
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Napa
Variety:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Color:
Red

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
95

James Suckling

Score:
97
Date:
2020-02-14
Review:
This is a solid and powerful To Kalon with blueberries, currants and minerals. Hint of lead pencil. Full-bodied, yet reserved. Steely, very polished and structured. Needs three to five years. Try after 2023.