2010 TR Cabernet Sauvignon, Blocks 18 & 19

Tasting Notes

Everything about this wine is intense and robust. The nose is dark and brooding with dusty deep fruit and woody spice. The dense chewy tannin coats your mouth and enhances the flavors of dried fruits, cocoa, and vanilla. The structure of this Cabernet will complement your most savory dishes, and will allow it to age well for the next two decades. Serve this powerfully seductive Cabernet to your family and friends at all of life's special occasions.

Production Notes

88 cases

Winemaker Notes

This, our most concentrated Cabernet, gets its intensity of flavor from fruit grown in the ideally-shaped eastern bowl of TR Passalacqua Vineyard. This terroir rewards us year to year with an elegant, balanced Cabernet which has been the cornerstone of the Passalacqua Cabernets since 2004. We pick just the east side of these vines, those that have benefited from the gentle morning sun's even ripening. Blocks 18 & 19 grow in rich red, rocky soil and the small bunches it yields consistently have the concentrated, classic Cabernet fruit and the powerful tannin's you have come to expect from these vineyard blocks.

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AppellationDry Creek Valley
VarietalCabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol14.70%
Bottle750ml
Bottled2012-07-25
Drinkable20 to 25 years
Harvest Date2010-10-22
Harvest Brix24.5°
ph Level3.75