Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016

Produced by SummitVine Wines

Located on Diamond Mountain, the unique soils and climate of SummitVine Ranch, 1400' above Napa Valley, produce exceptional wines, such as our Cabernet Sauvignon. 2016 is another stellar vintage showcasing beautiful fruit, plush, well integrated tannins, and a lush, lingering finish. Wonderful paired with your favorite foods or as a stand-alone tasting experience!

Icons/location pin Diamond Mountain District, Napa, California
Icons/wine/red Cabernet Sauvignon
Icons/star Rare wine (161 cases produced)
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The details

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  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
  • Funkiness
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Food Pairing

Pizza, Grilled Meats, Classic Red Meats, Burgers, Chocolate

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Tasting Notes

Black Currant, Black Cherry, Vanilla, Boysenberry Preserves, Caramel

What's cool?

Unique Climate

At 1750' elevation, daytime temps are cooler than the valley below, but the evenings are warmer, adding to the characteristics of the wines.

Notable Viticulture Technique

Meticulous detail to vineyard farming practices to maximize each vintage's potential, ensures great results in the wine.

Soil That Matters

SummitVine Ranch has varied, well draining, fine grained volcanic soils with substantial cobble which have a great cooling effect on the vines.

Uncommon Region

Diamond Mountain is one of the smallest AVA (Districts) in the US, with just over 550 acres planted to vines.

Diamond Mountain District, Napa, California

SummitVine Wines

At SummitVine, we focus on selecting the best fruit from exceptional vineyards and drawing out the unique characteristics of those grapes. Each of our single-vineyard designated wines will be of very limited production and a rare opportunity to experience what we call “SummitVine”.

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Nerdy Details

What's in the bottle
Cabernet Sauvignon (94%)
Petit Verdot (6%)
ABV: 15.1%
Cabernet Sauvignon (Clone 4) from 17 year old vines from Sophie's Vineyard, Diamond Mountain (94%). Harvested on 2016-10-12 at 28.0 brix .
Petit Verdot from 12 year old vines from Sophie's Vineyard, Diamond Mountain (6%). Harvested on 2016-10-12 at 27.5 brix .
Press: Bladder Press
Fermentation: Cold soak, Climate controlled tank fermentation
22 months in 100% French Oak, 80% New
Bottled on: 2018-08-08

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