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2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon
VA - Loudoun - Middleburg
$38.00 / 750 mL Bottle

  • Alcohol 13.00%
  • pH 3.7
  • Bottling Date 12/19/19
VA Governor's Cup/Silver
100% Estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon. Deep dark red color, with black currant and black fruit notes. Hints of licorice and violet, with a great tannic structure.

Notes

WINEMAKING NOTES Our Cabernet Sauvignon is made from 100% estate grapes from Casanel Vineyards. After hand-harvesting and sorting in the vineyard, the grapes were gently transported via small lugs to the winery where they were destemmed and sorted again on a vibrating sorting table before being sent to stainless steel tank by gravity. After 3 days of cold maceration, the alcoholic fermentation was started and occurred around 75 degrees F. Pump-overs were done every day during the fermentation and, also during the warm post-maceration, that lasted about 3 weeks. This wine was then pressed and sent to barrels where the malolactic fermentation occurred rapidly. After racking from malolactic fermentation, the wine returned to barrels to age for 25 months entirely in French oak Bordeaux barrels (67% new, 33% neutral oak barrels). No fining of the wine occurred. After the appropriate aging time elapsed, the wine was simply racked, sterile-filtered, and hand-bottled on the Estate. PRODUCTION DETAILS Vintage Year: 2017 Vineyard: 100% Casanel Vineyard – 100% Estate Appellation: AVA Middleburg Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Clone: FPS 04 & 337 Rootstock: 101-14 Average Vine Age: 9 years Harvest Date: 10/06-07/17 Bottling Date: 12/19/19 Fermentation: Whole-berry in stainless steel Yeast: FX10 ML: 100% pH: 3.70 Alcohol: 13% vol. Residual Sugar: < 0.03 g/l in glucose-fructose Aging: 100% French oak New Oak: 67% (67% in new barrels & 33% in 2-year old barrels) Aging Time: 25 months Cases produced: 139 cases Cellaring: Enjoy it now to 2027 (full-bodied wine)

Winemaker Name

Katie DeSouza Henley & Tyler Henley

Vineyard Name

Casanel Vineyards