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2016 Kenefick Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Chris's Cuvee
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Calistoga
Alcohol %
14.9

2016 Kenefick Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Chris's Cuvee

Fine tobacco leaf, bker's Chocolate, and a brooding dark fruit profile form an intense nose. Racy acidity and balanced tannin to oak ratios support the jammy and refined fresh berry profile.

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SKU: KRCS16

Region: 100% Estate Grown in the Calistoga AVA of Napa Valley

Volume: 800 cases

Composition: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 3% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc

Average Tons/Acre: 2.7

Average Brix: 27.8

Hand Harvested: September 29, 2016 – October 2, 2016

Fermentation:  4 Day Cold Soak, 14 Day Fermentation at 90°F, Twice Daily Aerated Pump-overs Until Below 1 Brix, Delistage Process Three Times During Fermentation

Wood:   75% New French Oak, 25% Neutral French Oak

Coopers: Taransaud, Leroi, Sylvain, Orion, Trueil

Barrel Aged: 18 months

Bottled: June 11, 2018

Bottle Aged: 12 months

pH: 3.85

TA: 5.5 g/L

RS: 0.2 g/L

ALC %: 14.9

Winemaking Notes:

Fine tobacco leaf, bker's Chocolate, and a brooding dark fruit profile form an intense nose. Racy acidity and balanced tannin to oak ratios support the jammy and refined fresh berry profile. Good to drink now and will cellar well for the next 15-25 years.