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2005 Starmont Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley


Awards & Accolades

Vintages
 -2009  -2008

BLEND
79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14 % Merlot, 4% Syrah, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc

VINEYARDS
Merryvale Estate Vineyard (St. Helena Appellation), Beckstoffer – ToKalon, Vineyard X and Georges III

APPELLATION
Napa Valley

WINEMAKING

  • Extended maceration on the skins
  • Extensive use of native yeast fermentation
  • Bottled unfiltered

BARREL AGING
Aged 18 months in French oak (30% new)

ALCOHOL
14.5% by volume

RELEASE DATE
December, 2007

CELLARING
The wine will improve with short term cellaring.

WINEMAKER'S NOTES
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.