Item No. 0016222002016

Rutherford Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Rutherford Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

$54.99
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Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Region
California
Sub-Appellation
Rutherford
Alcohol
14.5%

Overview

Rutherford Hill Cabernet Sauvignon is an outstanding example of the bold personality and unbridled flavor characteristics of a Napa Valley Cabernet. This ripe, sleek, elegant wine is carefully crafted then properly cave aged in French oak within one of the most extensive natural cave systems in North America, providing the ideal temperature and humidity throughout the aging process.

Aging

14 months in French Oak

Fermentation

Average of 13 days on skins, 85┬░Fahrenheit stainless steel tank with daily pumpovers, pressed at dryness.

Winemaker

Marisa Taylor

Tasting Notes

Style

Intense, Smooth

Flavor

Black Currant, Blackberry, Plum, Vanilla

Aroma

Complex aromatic profile, with aromas of dark fruits of black currant compote layered with notes of cassis with hints of savory herbs, anise, and baking spices.

Taste

Intricately and intense flavors of dark cherry, cranberry with cocoa and baking spices. Supple, round with a smooth long finish.