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2013 Henry Brothers Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Dark reddish-black in color, this complex Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas of dark berries and plums and savory notes of black pepper, licorice, tamarind, forest floor, tar, and graphite. On the palate, the wine is very mouth filling and round with layers of black fruit, and a touch of black pepper, finishing with integrated tannins. Cellar 10-15 years. Winery Exclusive



The fruit for this wine comes from the local St. Helena doctor, Brian Henry, who helped deliver many of the children of Napa Valley winemaking royalty. His Seventh Day Adventist family goes back three generations in the Napa Valley. He and his three hardworking sons felled the trees for this northeastern facing vineyard on Howell Mountain, and planted the land with various clones of Cabernet Sauvignon, in addition to Merlot and Petit Verdot. The Merlot was harvested on October 15, 2013, the Cabernet Sauvignon was harvested October 4 & 17, 2013, and the Cabernet Franc was harvested on October 17, 2013, all averaging 28.6 brix.

The grapes were hand-harvested and cluster and berry sorted before a two-day cold soak. After inoculation with French yeast, the wine underwent small-batch fermentation, with gentle pumpovers 2-3 times per day. In barrel, the wine underwent malolactic fermentation and was racked twice before bottling in June 2015.

$95.00 per Bottle
$1,140.00 per Case
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Vintage 2013
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Varietal Composition
78% Cabernet Sauvignon
17% Merlot
3% Cabernet Franc
2% Petit Verdot
Appellation Howell Mountain
Harvest Date October 2013
Acid 5.7 g/L
PH 3.83
Aging 22 Months
Bottling Date June 2015
Alcohol % 14.4
Size 750 ml