Suscol Springs Cabernet Sauvignon

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Suscol Springs Cabernet Sauvignon

Certified Sustainable, Organic or Biodynamic Green Certified

Region: America / California / Napa Valley

Grapevines at Suscol Springs estate are planted amid rocky outcroppings that overlook the valley floor. The effort to develop roots in these rocky soils creates a beneficial stress that causes vines to yield smaller berries of great concentration, balanced acidity, and supple tannins. This vineyard also experiences warm, sunny days and cool breezes—perfect conditions for ripening Cabernet Sauvignon to beautiful varietal expression.

tasting note

A complex nose of blackberry, fresh boysenberry, and violet. On the palate, layered, fresh expressions of blackberry, boysenberry, and black cherry are balanced by fresh acidity and supported by a firm tannic structure. The finish reveals a hint of minerality underlying the deep, dark fruit.

points of distinction

  • Sourced exclusively from the Suscol Springs Estate Vineyard in southern Napa Valley
  • Partial crush gives optimum extraction of color, flavor, and tannin from the skins
  • Matured 22 months in French oak barrels, 70% new
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“Our emphasis on fruit quality captures the expression of grapefruit, citrus, kiwi, guava, lime and melon in the wine.”

– Stephanie Jacobs, Winemaker

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