Alexander's Crown

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon

80.00 / 750ml

Description

Winemaking Notes

The 2018 Alexander's Crown exhibits ripe flavors of black currant, blackberries and violets. The wine is voluptuous, has a rich mouthfeel, soft tannins and a long lingering finish with notes of dried herbs and a touch of mocha. Enjoy this wine now or cellar it for enjoyment in 8 to 10 years.

History

The Vineyards

The 2018 growing season was dry through spring with well below normal precipitation. Cooler weather dominated this vintage with only two short, relatively mild heat spikes through the entire growing season. Summer days were very pleasant in Sonoma County with highs in the 70s and 80s and with August having even warmer temperatures. We harvested the fruit September 27 and October 18 to make this beautiful Alexander's Crown Cabernet Sauvignon.

Appellation: Alexander Valley
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 14.5%
TA: 0.57 g/100mL
PH: 3.63 pH
Cellar & Fermentation: 24 months in 100% French oak barrels
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