2005 Starmont Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14 % Merlot, 4% Syrah, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc
Merryvale Estate Vineyard (St. Helena Appellation), Beckstoffer – ToKalon, Vineyard X and Georges III
- Extended maceration on the skins
- Extensive use of native yeast fermentation
- Bottled unfiltered
Aged 18 months in French oak (30% new)
14.5% by volume
The wine will improve with short term cellaring.
Our 2005 Starmont Cabernet Sauvignon displays aromatic notes of cassis, lifted black current, vanilla and exotic spices. The mouthfeel is round and focused with a long finish.