Estate grown using French clones 548 and 472. These clones are grown on soil which is sandy loam, with a touch of clay interspersed throughout. The clones were chosen for their elegance, balance, and ability to retain their acidity when grown at Stone Ashe Vineyards. The clone lends itself of the Chablis style of winemaking, with white meadow flowers leading off the nose - apple, honeydew, melon, and pear throughout the profile, and a dry lean mineral finish.
Single varietal offers very fruit forward flavors on the palate such as black cherry, black currant and blackberry followed with some chocolate and bold but smooth tannins. The aromas offer a rich experience of its own, offering black cherry, spice and bell pepper. The SAV Cabernet Sauvignon offers a lush mouthfeel and a deep and rich color. This single select varietal spent 30 months in French oak.
Estate grown using French clones 548 and 472. Beginning with a straw color and unmistakable nose of fresh cut grass followed by a complex bouquet of gooseberry, acacia honey, and grapefruit with a bright and acidic layered mineral finish.
Right Bank style Bordeaux blend. Youthful and lively with dark cherry, blueberry, and plum, with silky, soft tannins. This distinctive character is derived from the blending of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc. Aged 15 month in French Oak and 7 months in bottle.
Left Bank style Bordeaux blend. Full bodied, red-purplish in color, aged in French Oak for 15 months and 7 months in bottle. Predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon blended with Petit Verdot. This tightly structured wine has notes of dark blackberry, currants, and cassis evolving into tobacco, leather, and mocha.