2019 Barrique Cabernet Sauvignon

Varietal/Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon
Farming Practices: sustainable
Vineyard: three vineyards from Dry Creek Valley
and Knights Valley
Elevation / Exposure: varied
Soil: clay, volcanic and Gold Ridge Loam
Year Vines Were Planted: 2008-2010
Yeast: ambient
Fermentation: destemmed without crushing /
long, cold soak before fermentation is allowed
to begin / pressed near dryness after 21 days
Malolactic: spontaneous malolactic in barrel
Maturation: 18 months in French oak (30% new)
Sulfur: yes
Alcohol: 13%
Acidity: 3.58 pH // TA 6.5 g/L
Fined: no
Filtered: yes
Country: United States
Region: California
Subregion: Sonoma County

Brack Mountain Wine Company is located in Sebastopol,
California and their Enos Estate Vineyards and wine cave is
located in the Dry Creek Valley, Healdsburg, California. Dan
Fitzgerald & John Harvey craft multiple labels (Bench, L’Oliveto,
Cyprus, Daniel), from esteemed vineyard sites in Sonoma
County using old world methods (picking vineyards at lower
brix, low temperature fermentations using indigenous/vineyard
yeasts, and aging in neutral French oak).