Dowdell

California: Napa Valley, United States

Cabernet Sauvignon, Atlas Peak, Napa Valley – 2014

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyards: A single block from the former Stagecoach Vineyard
    • Appellation: AVA Atlas Peak
    • Soil: Volcanic red/yellow clay loam mixed with variably sized boulders and fractured, decomposing rock.
  • Vintage Report

    • Harvest Date(s): October 15, 2014
  • Vinification

    • 5 day cold soak; Indigenous inoculation + 15 day active fermentation pumping over twice a day.

    • Barrel Aging: 19 months on ~ 95% French Oak (Tonnellerie Remond, Berthomieu)
  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Alcohol: 14.7 % vol
    • TA: 5.7 g/L
    • p H: 4.00