2016 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Specs
Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvest Date
October 2016
19 months in 65% new French oak
Bottling Date
June 2018
Alcohol %

2016 Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon

Our original Signature Collection wine, first released in 2002. This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Estate Vineyard exemplifies the Oakville AVA.

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On the nose, black cherry mixes with wet stone and a lingering scent of cedar. On the palate, the wine has a full body and velvety texture with silky tannins. Black stone fruits evolve into floral notes, a hint of bitter chocolate and mocha. While this wine is approachable early, its richness, tannin structure and balanced acidity will allow it to age gracefully for years to come.

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Vineyard Notes
The Tamber Bey Oakville Estate Vineyard is located at the southern end of Napa Valley’s famous Oakville Appellation, just north of Yountville. It has gravel/loam soil that isrelatively shallow and well suited for Cabernet Sauvignon. The site enjoys early morning fog and late afternoon breezes influenced by the San Francisco Bay to the south. To encourage competition for sun, water and nutrients, Tamber Bey planted more than 9,500 vines in a tight planting formation on 3 acres.
372 cases + 30 1.5L magnums