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19 Cabernet Sauvignon -COOMBSVILLE, Napa Valley
Combsville, Napa Valley
This AVA is famous for producing world-quality Wines. Napa Valley is truly a world-famous region for growing Cabernet Sauvignon. The soils have poor water retention, producing vines with low vigor and deep roots.
Our 2019 Cabernet Coombsville Napa Valley is given the white glove treatment from start to finish! Here's how it all happens in the winery: Day 1: Grapes Picked at Nighttime temperatures 40F and delivered to the winery, 1500 Grove Street 10 AM. Grapes crushed and destemmed with about 25% whole cluster fruit added to the bottom of the fermentation vessel. Tank Temperature set to 45F and tank set to automatic punch down every 8 hours for 7 days. Day 7: Nancy's favorite cultured yeast was added and the tank temperature set to 80F. Punch down set to every 4 hours for the next 3 days; then every 8 hours next 3 days; then every 12 hours next 3 days and then entire thank closed up for 30 days extended maceration on skins and seeds and juices. Pressing off on December 12th. Barrel Down and Bottling August 2021. Released to the Wine club on May 1, 2023. Yummy!!