2015 Twenty Seven Fathoms Cabernet Sauvignon
The 2015 vintage started earlier than previous years with a mild winter and warm spring that nudged the vines into an early budbreak. A subsequent long, cool and overcast month of May slowed the pace down a bit. The summer season provided moderate temperatures with only a couple of heat spikes, giving us nearly ideal growing conditions. Skin-to-juice ratio, creating ideal concentration and tannin structure. 2015 yields were slightly lower than previous harvests and the quality was exceptional.
The 2015 Twenty Seven Fathoms Cabernet Sauvignon is a big, bold beauty with tremendous depth and supreme elegance. The expressive aromas of black berry, licorice and baking spice are complex and thought-provoking. Give it a few moments to open up and you’ll be rewarded with notes of nuanced vanilla, black olive, sweet chocolate and layers of ripe dark summer berries. Your first sip will confirm your expectations…big and concentrated, yet supple and luscious on entry. The fruit-focused core is interwoven with subtle layers of ripe blackberry, white pepper and dark Valrhona chocolate, accentuated by a layer of toasty vanilla. Defined by this stellar vintage, the tannins are firm and the texture is velvety. This wine delivers whole-heartedly in its youth while giving every indication that it has everything it needs to age gracefully for years.
Appellation: 100% Napa Valley
Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Cooperage: 100% French oak, 70% new
Production: 413 Cases
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