1990 Cabernet Sauvignon
Winemaking Data Grapes were harvested at an average of 23.3° Brix, fermented in stainless steel tanks, then aged 16 months in 60-gallon French oak barrels before being blended, fined with fresh egg whites, and bottled in July 1992.
Vintage Notes The 1990 growing season was characterized by warm days and unusually cool nights, providing optimum conditions for photosynthesis and grape maturation. Fruit ripened slowly and steadily, and from a production standpoint, the pace of the harvest probably contributed as much to the overall quality of the vintage as the near-perfect condition of the grapes. This wine contains the classic structure, balance, and rich flavors we would expect of a Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon from an excellent vintage.Shop Current Releases
Blend and Grape Sources
85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, and 5% Cabernet Franc from estate-owned vineyards and independent growers.
Appellation Napa Valley
Harvest Dates September 6 - October 7, 1990
Aging/Cooperage 16 months in 60-gallon French oak barrels before being blended, fined with fresh egg whites, and bottled in July 1992.