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RARECAT Old Toll Spring Mountain Cab 2016

AVA Spring Mountain, Napa Valley

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SKU: rarc-otcab16-SMt

Spring Mountain Napa Valley, 93% Cabernet Sauvignon + 7% Cabernet Franc    The Cabernet Sauvignon was harvested on September 26 and October 2nd.  The Carbernet Franc was harvested on October 13.  3-4 day cold soak with 3 gentle pumpovers per day.  An average of 3 pump overs    per day were performed after inoculation.  Total maceration averaged 25 days. After malolactic fermentation was finished, the wine aged for 22 months in 80% new French Oak barrels/20% one and two year old french barrels.  Final blend was done 30 days before bottling.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard Designation
Spring Mountain
Harvest Date
9/26, 10/2 & 10/13
Aging
25+ Years
Bottling Date
July 2, 2018
Alcohol %
14.7
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromatics that are deep and rich with delicious layers of red and black fruits, prune, raspberry, black cherry, blueberry, coriander, licorice, and cocoa. You’ll find velvet in the mouth with a mouth watering, lingering finish.
Vineyard Notes
1400 feet sloping knoll. Organically farmed.
Winemaker Notes
Cabernet Sauvignon was harvested on 9/26 and 10/2.  Cabernet Franc was harvested on 10/13. 80% new French oak. 3-4 day cold soak with 3 gentle pumpovers per day.  An average of 3 pumpovers per day were performed after inoculation.  Total maceration averaged 25 days. Final barrel blend: 93% Cabernet Sauvignon + 7% Cabernet Franc
Food Pairing Notes
Pairs with beautiful meats such as lamb, filet mignon, venison, and new york steak.