2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet
2019 Walla Walla Cabernet

2019 Walla Walla Cabernet

Regular price $35.00
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100% Cabernet Sauvignon 25% New Oak

50% Cockburn Ranch

50% Seven Hills

144 Cases Produced

The fruit for this cabernet was sourced from Seven Hills and Cockburn Ranch vineyards.  Both these spots are ideal for Cabernet, but since they are on opposite sides of the Walla Walla Valley, they produce two totally different styles of Cabernet.

With such different growing conditions from these two vineyards, our harvest dates were quite different.

Seven Hills - 10/12

Brix  24.2 - pH 3.53 - TA 5.2 g/L

Cockburn - 10/23

Brix 24.6 - pH 3.51 - TA 5.17 g/L

 

 

Both these lots of Cabernets were fully destemmed into small 2 ton fermenters.  They were inoculated with BM 45 yeast and the caps were punched down three times per day.  The fermentation was long and slow and the wine was pressed when the tannin structure was ideal.  The wine was then put into barrels, which included 25% new French oak.

 

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