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2017 Kenefick Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Chris's Cuvée
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Calistoga
Alcohol %
14.9

2017 Kenefick Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Chris's Cuvée

New Release! Fine tobacco leaf, baker'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: KRCS17

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

Volume: 500 cases

Composition: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot

Average Tons/Acre: 2.5

Average Brix: 28.2

Hand Harvested: September 25, 2017

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 20, 2019

Bottle Aged: 12 months

pH: 3.87

TA: 5.7 g/L

RS: 0.5 g/L

ALC %: 14.9

Winemaking Notes:

Fine tobacco leaf, baker'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.