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2017 Rockpile Cabernet Sauvignon

Rockpile Ridge Vineyard

2017 Rockpile Cabernet Sauvignon
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$65.00
/ 750 ml
SKU: MW17CSRP
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Rockpile
Composition
78% Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Merlot 9% Malbec 3% Cabernet Franc
Production
392 cases
Aging
20 months in oak barrels 100% French
Alcohol %
14.57
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Our 2017 Rockpile Cabernet Sauvignon has beautiful, detailed aromas of black candied-fruit, sweet hummus and semi-sweet chocolate. Despite the very limited production, we hand-selected each barrel to tease out each nuance that our “spice rack” could offer. Balanced and seamless, this wine also has perfectly placed silky tannins. Please enjoy this incredible wine over the next 8+ years.
Vineyard Notes
The 2017 vintage was defined by a very small crop and an abnormally high heat spike during the first week of September. As winemakers, this vintage truly tested the limits of our patience. It was easy to fall into the trap of picking based on what mother nature threw at us, but instead it underscored that wine grapevines are truly resilient plants. The resulting Rockpile Cabernet Sauvignon has a riper profile compared to years past, but still has every ounce of power expected from rugged Rockpile.