Union Sacre La Passion du Diable 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Coast
La Passion du Diable is the dark light that drew us into this project. Always 100% Cabernet Sauvignon it is our magnum opus. Our inspiration is drawn from the dense mystery surrounding Cabernet’s hold on our imaginations. Everything we have is brought to bear in this wine.
VARIETAL Cabernet Sauvignon
APPELLATION Central Coast of California
VINEYARD(S) Chelle Mountain Vineyard, Starlane Vineyard
ON ELEVAGE 16 months on fine lees with one racking after fall
ON FERMENTATION Fermented for 4 weeks in 100% new French oak.
BOTTLING DATE 3/24/2020
TASTING NOTES Cigar box, leather, black pepper, violet, lilac, black currant, black beer and cayenne pepper
ON PRODUCTION Hand harvested around 27.5 brix. Grapes were cold soaked for 7 days with one punchdown and pumpover per day.
OTHER NOTES 330 cases made.