2017 TEXTBOOK Mise en Place Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville Napa Valley
Vintage 2017 started with a very wet winter, which led to considerable vegetative growth. Spring was more or less normal, and several heat spikes over the summer knocked back the yield a bit. The season allowed for excellent flavor development in Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot across Oakville.
- Superbly mature and well-drained Cabernet Sauvignon site on rocky, east-side of Oakville District AVA, next door to Screaming Eagle. Merlot site is on west-side of Oakville, near To-Kalon and downslope from Harlan.
- Classic Bordelaise winemaking (blended varietals, new French oak, egg-white fining) partnered with beautiful Oakville District Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot provides a spectacular result. Unfiltered