US-JAX-20-17

Cabernet Sauvignon 'Napa Valley', JAX

Grape Varieties
• 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Farming Practices
• Practicing Sustainable
• Dry farmed (now minimally irrigated)
• Hand harvested

Terroir
• Calistoga AVA
• 100% Estate Vineyard
• Alluvial loam soils

Winemaking
• 100% native, spontaneous yeast
• Fermented in a combination of small lot stainless steel fermenters and open-top barriques
• 15-30-days on the skins
• Aged 22 months in French oak (65% new)
• Bottled unfined and unfiltered

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

Tasting Notes

Opening with aromas of blackberries, cassis and forest floor, this vintage showcases great length and focus on the palate. Already elegant and well-structured at its release, this wine will continue to evolve in complexity and refinement for many years to come.

Resources

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Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
92
Review:
Thick tannins wrap around tones of dried herb and juicy black cherry in this 100% varietal wine, given 22 months in 65% new French oak. Supple and well integrated, it is smooth and approachable, so enjoy in the near term.