Indulge Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

GOLD MEDAL winner in the top class Cabernet section at the 2012 Sonoma County Harvest Fair Wine Competition this outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon was Bill's indulgence in making yet another incredible Cabernet from our Dry Creek Valley fruit.  

A deep rich dark plum color which carries the same rich plum with a hint of tobacco to the nose. An exciting mouthful of peppered plum with hints of caramel, tobacco, black liquorice and toffee ending in a well rounded while still robust tannin finish. Will drink well now or may be laid down for several years.
This 2009 year provided lush, beautiful grapes for great wine. Late spring rains delayed irrigation needs and the warm spell in June helped curtail excessive canopy development. With only 4 days of 100°F plus reduced demand for water in a year when rainfall was little more than two-thirds of normal for the third year in a row, the timing of the precipitation was on the vine's side. Couple that with the lack of frost and the mild, relatively cool growing season, Mother Nature managed to have it all work in unison to give vines and grapes the best scenario possible.
French Oak for 22 months, approximately 40% new, 40% one use and the balance neutral.
No allergens were used in the making of this wine.
Color Red
Vintage 2009
Style Red Bordeaux
Appellation Dry Creek Valley
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Date Bottled 20th Jul 2012
Drinkable 2012 - 2016
Alcohol 14.50%
Bottle Size 750ml