2010 Salexis Wines
Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting Notes and Technical Information
Our 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a full and ripe wine was made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon grown in the Coombsville district of the Napa Valley, exhibits the aromas and flavors of bing cherries, and blackberries and are complemented by hints of cedar, sage and toasty French oak. This Cabernet is well balanced with soft tannins and a long lingering finish and will certainly improve with cellaring for 7 to 10 years. This wine will pair well with all red meat dishes.
Blend Composition: 100.00% Cabernet Sauvignon Clones #4 and #337
Harvest Date: October 20, 2010
Harvest Analysis: 25.8 Brix, 4.5 gms/l TA, 3.94 pH
Pre-Fermentation Maceration: 5 days @ 55 degrees F.
Pumpover Regime: 2 times/day with Aeration
Maximum Fermentation Temperature: 88 degrees F.
Total Skin Contact Time: 21 days
Barrel Aging: 20 months in Chateau Style French oak, Medium Plus and Heavy Toast, 66% new
Bottling Date: July 11, 2012
Case Production: 150 cases