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98 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Vinas del Sol97 Chardonnay Bien Nacido

98 Cabernet Sauvignon Vinas del Sol
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98 Cabernet Sauvignon Vinas del Sol

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* Bronze Medal- International Riverside Wine Competition
Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot 11%, Cabernet Franc 14%

This Cabernet Sauvignon has bold fruit, raspberry, Cherry, and Currant flavors. It has complexity, richness, which makes the fruit extremely well balanced. It has an inviting supple mouth feel. Tannins are laid back but provide the right backdrop for the fruit to come forward.

It is produced in a unique style, 1/3 whole cluster berry fermented in small open top fermenters to facilitate maximum flavor and color extraction. The cap is punched down several times a day over a period of 7 to 10 days.

Barrel Age
This wine was aged in 100% French Oak from the Allier, Never and Troncais Forest, for (23) months. The wine was further aged for an additional 12 months in the bottle. Aging in the bottle allows the wine to rest and round out its natural fruit flavor and aromatic attributes. 

Soleil & Terroir Label TM
Soleil & Terroir label was established in 1997 to produce limited production, ultra premium wines aged in both French and American oak. The winery produces Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon and is located in the Central Coast?s Edna Valley of California.

Paso Robles/San Miguel Wine Region
San Miguel is a warm wine growing region next to Paso Robles, California. The warm days and cool nights are ideal for Merlot, in that the grape likes warm temperature to show its true character of revealing forward bright wild berries, plum and cherry flavors. Cool nights allows the vines to shut down and rest for the next days push for enhanced flavors. This climate also allows for a long growing season with long hang time which matures the flavors and gives them depth.


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