2009

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Monte Rosso

$60.00

Monte Rosso Vineyard, Mayacamas Mountain
Appellation: Sonoma Valley Appellation

750ml

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Tasting notes

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.

Food pairing notes

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!

Winemaker notes

Clone: No clone, Monte Rosso field selection
Rootstock: 110R

Inoculated with MT yeast and EnoFerm Alpha for malolactic fermentation
Cooperage: 100% French, 75% new. 21 months in barrel.

pH 3.62
TA 5.9 g/L
Alcohol 13.9%
Harvested: 10/24/09
Bottled:
 7/25/11
Produced: 100 cases

Vineyard notes

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.

Product Features

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Sonoma Valley
Vintage: 2009
Profile: Semi-dry
Alcohol: 13.9%
Volume: 750ml

 

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