15% Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvested from the vineyards surrounding Paniza at 2,300 feet. After destemming and crushing the wine macerates for 6 days before fermentation in stainless steel tanks at a steady temperature with daily pump-overs. After blending, the wine spends 12 months aging in American oak barrels followed by 2 years in bottle prior to release. Notes: Ruby red in color with reddish-brown highlights. Complex aromas of nuts, vanilla, and licorice; shows good acidity and fruit.