2009 Kelleher

2009 Kelleher "Brix Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon

Our 2009 Kelleher "Brix Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon is a concentrated yet well balanced wine. Our estate vineyard is in the Oakville Appellation in the heart of the Napa Valley and we have 10 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon planted in various blocks.

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Our 2009 estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep dark ruby color with gorgeous aromas of Bing Cherry. Aged for 24 months in 50% new and 50% once used French Oak Barrels, our Cabernet Sauvignon is bold, fruit forward and suitable for aging. Look for a hint of chocolate and a dash of spice on the palate. The well-structured yet smooth tannins are present throughout the lingering finish and you can count on enjoying this wine for many years to come.

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Wine Specs

Vintage 2009
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation Oakville
Vineyard Designation Brix Vineyard
Harvest Date October 30, 2009
Acid 6.1g/L
pH 3.85
Aging 24 Months in 50% New and 50% Once Used French Oak
Fermentation Wild Yeast
Bottling Date December 2011.
Alcohol % 15

Wine Profile

Tasting Notes Our 2009 estate grown Cabernet Sauvignon has a deep dark ruby color with gorgeous aromas of Bing Cherry. Aged for 24 months in 50% new and 50% once used French Oak Barrels, our Cabernet Sauvignon is bold, fruit forward and suitable for aging. Look for a hint of chocolate and a dash of spice on the palate. The well-structured yet smooth tannins are present throughout the lingering finish and you can count on enjoying this wine for many years to come.
Vineyard Notes All fruit is from our estate vineyard in the Oakville Appellation in the Napa Valley.
Production Notes Grapes are cold-soaked in stainless steel tanks and then fermented with wild yeast. Once fermentation is complete, the wine is warmed up to 100 degrees and the pumped over once a day for five days. The tank is then drained over night. Aging takes place in 50% new and 50% once used French Oak for 24 months. The wine is lightly fined with 1 egg white per barrel.
Winemaker Notes Winemaker-Craig Becker
Food Pairing Notes Our big bold Cabernet Sauvignon will stand up well with Ribeye, Blue Cheese, Filet Mignon.
 

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