2018 TRUCHARD – CABERNET SAUVIGNON (750ML)
ORIGIN | Napa Valley, California
GRAPES | 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot and 1% Malbec
TASTING NOTES | Deep ruby color with purple highlights, the nose shows luscious aromas of raspberry, plum and cassis with a touch of cedar and vanilla. The palate displays layers of flavor: ripe cherries, red currants and berry jam with a rich mouthfeel balanced by soft tannins that lead into a long, spicy finish with great depth of flavor. Enjoy with grilled strip steak.
PAIRING NOTES | Beef, Lamb, Mature & Hard Cheese, Poultry Game
ABOUT THE WINEMAKER | Truchard Vineyards is a small, family-owned winery in the Carneros region of Napa Valley. Proprietors Tony and Jo Ann Truchard have managed a successful vineyard and grown exceptional grapes for nearly 40 years. Through their hard work and devotion to this unique property, they helped pioneer grape growing in the Carneros region of Napa. In 1989, the Truchards established a winery and began producing wines using only their estate-grown fruit.
WINEMAKER NOTES | Truchard Cabernet Sauvignon is planted in several different sites on steep, southwestern facing hillsides. The vines range from 19 – 42 years and produce wines that are deep in color and dominated by lush flavors of plum, berry and spice. Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec are blended in to provide additional softness, structure and complexity.
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