Union Sacre 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Le Confident, Happy Canyon
VARIETAL 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
CLONES 8, 337
VINEYARDS Happy Canyon, Santa Barbara Highlands
APPELLATION Santa Barbara County
TASTING NOTES Black cherry, black currant, blackberry, black pepper, tobacco, licorice, vanilla, violet
ELEVAGE 70% American oak, 10 months
PRODUCTION Cabernet Sauvignon is hand harvested at night around 25/25,5 brix. 100% destemmed. Cold soaked for 5 days with 2 pumpovers each day.
FERMENTATION Fermented in temperature-controlled tank. The Cabernet needs 4 weeks to get dry. Press juice and free run are aged together in 70% American Oak for 10 months with one racking after second fermentation is done.