2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting notes

Cabernet Sauvignon is our most widely planted varietal at Halter Ranch with over one-hundred acres under vine. The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon possesses a classic profile with aromas of red and black currants and graphite. Bright and fresh on the palate, this wine has flavors of red fruits and black cherries. A balanced mid-palate and well-integrated tannins lead to a long seamless finish. Delicious now, this wine will continue to develop for years to come. Pair with wood-fired pizza, braised game, and roasted or grilled meats.

Production notes

Harvest Dates:   
Cabernet Sauvignon - Block 9: 10/7/16, Block 21: 10/24/16, Block 30: 10/26/16

Malbec - Block 53: 10/5/16, Block 10: 10/6/16

Petit Verdot - Block 63: 10/14/16

Fermentation: Destemmed and fermented in closed top fermentors, with delestage daily for the first few days of fermentation followed by open pump-overs two to three times daily for an average of 14 days.

Aging: Aged 18 months in French oak barrels, 30% of which were new oak.

Bottled: April 23 and 24, 2018

Download Wine Notes
Vintage2016
VarietalCabernet Sauvignon
Varietal Composition78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Malbec, 6% Petit Verdot
AppellationAdelaida
Acid6.1
PH3.81
Alcohol14.20%
Volume750 ml
Cases Produced5,300
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