Engaging aromas of the finest leather are like walking into a saddle shop and premium cigar tobacco fills your nostrils like opening a humidor.
Warm bay leaves add to the aromatic profile.
Classic Cabernet flavors of cedar and cherry are complemented by basil, pepper, cured olives and bay leaf on the ultra smooth palate.
This is one deftly made, amazing wine, that flows like satin with its fine, silty tannins.
Balanced and complex, this wine is drinkable now, but should age nicely for another 10 or more years.
A Pinot Lover’s Cabernet – showing ample fruit and body. It will make an excellent Thanksgiving accompaniment as it will not overpower Turkey and all the other yummy Thanksgiving Fixins!
Clone: No clone, Monte Rosso field selection
Inoculated with MT yeast and EnoFerm Alpha for malolactic fermentation
Cooperage: 100% French, 75% new. 21 months in barrel.
TA 5.9 g/L
Produced: 100 cases
The famed Monte Rosso Vineyard’s 250 acres are located 1300’ above sea level on the southwest side of the Mayacamas Range. The vineyard historically produces wines with high acid, due to the volcanic influence and the minerally Red Hill Loam soil.