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Dry Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 750ml

Dry Creek Vineyard

The Dry Creek Valley is an undiscovered gem, producing some of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon in California. Primarily known for Zinfandel, the valley has almost as much Cabernet Sauvignon planted. The region’s unique terroir provides just the right growing conditions. A perfect microclimate, we are blessed with long days of vibrant sunshine and cool foggy evenings allowing for exquisitely ripened Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. Bright cherry fruit framed by floral and spice elements create wines that speak to the distinctive soil and growing conditions in our appellation.

The 2017 growing season started off with record-setting rainfalls that were much appreciated after almost five years of drought. As flowering started, foggy and windy days, as well as unusual heat spikes made for an eclectic mix of conditions. An extreme heat wave at the end of August through the first few days of September set off a fast-paced early stretch of the harvest. At the time of the wildfires in October, nearly all of our lots had already been harvested. Despite the unusual cards that nature dealt, the 2017 vintage shows excellent concentration of flavors and outstanding varietal quality.

WINEMAKER COMMENTS

This impeccable Cabernet Sauvignon initially displays lively aromatics of black cherry, black currant and dried cranberry. Additional airing reveals nuances of dried flowers, nutmeg, white pepper and cedar. The palate is full-bodied and rich with elegant flavors of ripe raspberry, black currant and fresh boysenberry with notes of cocoa powder, bay leaf, sage and sweet pipe tobacco. The wine is complex and youthful, with bright fruit characters and vibrant spice. It offers intensity and richness and reflects the terroir of Dry Creek Valley beautifully.

Producer- Dry Creek Vineyard

Category- Wine - Still - Red

Grape - 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot

Geography- California, United States

Appellation- Dry Creek Valley

ALC - 14.5%

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