2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Estelle Vineyard

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2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Estelle Vineyard

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Ohh la-la!  this delectable beauty is like a sexy french maid.  Dressed up in her sultry dark purple attire, she is a hit with wine enthusiasts!  She teases your nose with a menagerie of dank, earthy tones blended with violets and cardamon, then pleases your mouth with blackberry, blueberry and hints of chocolate, then comes her soft, supple texture and long, lingering finish.  only 24 cases produced so don’t let her pass you by!

Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, Estelle Vineyard, SYV AVA

24 cases produced ~ 288 bottles

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Turiya Wines 6th Vintage
Harvest Date: August 28th, 2015
100% Estelle Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley AVA
Brix 21.8
13% Alc. PH 3.47
5 day cold soak 

14 day low temperature, natural fermentation
Soft press, separating free run from pressed juice.
44 month barrel aging, one time used French Oak barrels.
Un-fined, unfiltered.
Hand bottled, hand waxed. 24k gold screen-printed bottles. Signed by the Winemaker. 

Drinking window: now through 2029


A little extra:


This 2015 vintage Cabernet Sauvignon, is the third vintage I’ve had the opportunity to work with this grape variety.  I’ve discovered that I prefer a vineyard sight that is south-west facing, a relatively sandy-loam, a specific clone, and a natural fermentation to express the most fruit character of this grape.   I’ve also discovered that as the Cabernets from Santa Ynez Valley age, they develop more of the rustic, vegetal quality that this hailed variety is so well known for… so although upon release this wine is juicy and fruit forward, if you prefer a little more old-world, let it age for another 5 years or so… if you can.