2016

Mountain Estate

Cabernet Sauvignon

Sonoma County

2016 Mountain Estate Vineyard

Grown on steep, west facing terraces that rise above the early renowned Wedding Vineyard, reaching a towering elevation of 1,400 feet.

Production Details

84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Caberent Franc

Harvested October 10-15

De-stemmed, double sorted

Whole-berry fermented in small open-top Oak, Concrete, and Stainless Steel fermenters

Native malolactic fermentation completed in barrel

Aged 21 months in French oak barrels (95% new)

ABV

14.5
%

Bottled

July 2018

Produced

952 cases
Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Mountain Estate Vineyard

Following more than four decades planting vineyards and adapting farming practices to the mountain climate and terrain around the winery, we launched our Mountain Estate Vineyard, Cabernet Sauvignon. The core of this wine is Cabernet Sauvignon grown on steep, west facing terraces that rise above the winery, reaching a towering elevation of 1,400 feet. Other contiguous vineyard blocks yielding fruit of mature character and balance incorporate a great diversity of soils and exposures, providing additional complexity and unmistakable mountain terroir.

2016

Mountain Estate

Cabernet Sauvignon

Sonoma County

Grown on steep, west facing terraces that rise above the early renowned Wedding Vineyard, reaching a towering elevation of 1,400 feet.

Production Details

84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot, 4% Caberent Franc

Harvested October 10-15

De-stemmed, double sorted

Whole-berry fermented in small open-top Oak, Concrete, and Stainless Steel fermenters

Native malolactic fermentation completed in barrel

Aged 21 months in French oak barrels (95% new)

ABV

14.5
%

Bottled

July 2018

Produced

952 cases
94
Points
Antonio Galloni
Vinous
Antonio Galloni
Vinous
The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Mountain Estate Vineyard is a dark, brooding wine. A terrific example of Sonoma Cabernet, the 2016 possesses superb textural richness and intensity to match its dark, somber profile. An infusion of inky dark fruit, gravel, smoke, iron, game, dark spice, leather and licorice runs through this super expressive, rugged Cabernet Sauvignon from the Fisher family's Mountain estate.
94
Points
Antonio Galloni
,
Vinous

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