COQUELICOT ESTATE Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Santa Ynez, CA (red)
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Los Olivos, California
Soil: Alluvial, Gravel, Loam
Vinification: The hand harvested grapes were destemmed and placed into open top fermenters. Primary fermentation began spontaneously with native yeast within four days. The wine was pumped over twice daily for first week then decreased to once daily. Upon completion of primary fermentation (14 days) the wine was pressed to tank then racked to barrel after settling overnight. Aged in neutral French oak for 18 months. Bottled unfiltered.
Sulfites: low addition at bottling: low addition at bottling
Tasting Notes from the Producer:Aromas of dark cherry and blackberry, followed by undertones of leather and mushrooms. On the palate the red plum and berry with a mouthwatering soft tannin structure. Great midpalate followed by a lengthy finish.