US-VRV-04-18

Cabernet Sauvignon 'Sonoma County', Valravn

Cabernet Sauvignon 'Sonoma County', Valravn

For Cabernet Sauvignon, we looked to vineyards in the Alexander Valley, Moon Mountain (up in the Sonoma Valley), and Russian River Valley AVAs and were fortunate to find stellar, benchmark fruit for our inaugural vintage. A combination of aspects and soil types (Goldridge, Sebastopol series, alluvial) allowed us to blend the components for a seamless composition.

In the cellar, hand sorted grapes undergo an extended pre-fermentation cold-soak followed by primary fermentation in stainless steel. Following primary, the wine was transferred into mostly Saury and François Freres barrels (50% new) for aging for 16 months.

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Sonoma
Variety:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Color:
Red