Meteor Vineyard 2013 Special Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Picked at: 24 Brix, 3.5 ph , 2.5 ton
100% Petite Sirah
Pumped over gently throughout the cold soak, fermentation with punchdowns, and extended maceration totaling 14 days. Fermented in 1 ton lots.
Pressed directly to barrel
Aged 18 months in 20% new French Oak barrels the rest were neutral.
Dense Chewy Petite Sirah, this is the fruitier, more accessible section of the vineyard that is isolated for this project. Boysenberry, warming spices and a little hint of cacao. Drink with a steak or hearty fare, or just sip a glass as an after dinner treat!