Cabernet Sauvignon Three Clones - Gibbs

Varietal:  85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Petite Sirah

Practice                                                                               Production:  797 cs

Appellation:  Napa Valley                                               Dry Extract:  gr / liter

Alcohol %: 14.5                                                        Residual Sugar: gr / liter

Acidity: gr / liter

 

Tasting Notes:.

Three Clones Cabernet Sauvignon owes its name to the three Cabernet clones grown on the estate, 6 - 15 - 337, that create the base for this delicious wine. Each clone adds unique character and complexity to the blend. Upon opening, you are greeted by mouthwatering aromas of ripe black cherries and the tantalizing dusty smell of French oak. A delicious, textured mid-palate of plum and dark fruits sprinkled with black pepper meets soft, sizable tannins for a smooth and silky finish.

Aging:  24 months French Oak

Winemaking:
Gibbs 2014 Three Clones Cabernet Sauvignon is the result of a superb growing year in Napa Valley. Consistently warm weather with few heat spikes and little threat of rain during harvest allowed us to pick at optimal ripeness to balance tannins, sugar levels, and flavor.

Food Pairing : Grilled NY steak, veal, buffalo, lamb.

Tasting Notes

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