Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017

Produced by Maison Areion

More bald than the 2016, this wine shows the potential of the Santa Cruz Mountains

Icons/location pin Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo, California
Icons/wine/red Bordeaux-style Red Blend
Icons/star Rare wine (120 cases produced)
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The details

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

Grilled Steak, Baby Back Ribs, Carnitas, Thanksgiving Dinner, Soft Cheeses

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Tasting Notes

Caramel, Biscuit, Fruit-Forward, American Oak

What's cool?

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Award Winner

18/20 with famous critic Alder Yarrow who says: "Excellent acidity and balance with a faint salty note in the finish that makes the mouth water. Compelling."

Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo, California

Maison Areion

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Nerdy Details

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What's in the bottle
Cabernet Sauvignon (83%)
Merlot (13%)
Cabernet Franc (4%)
ABV: 14.0%
Harvest
Cabernet Sauvignon from 30 year old vines from Chaine d’Or Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains (83%). Harvested on 2017-10-08 at 24.5 brix .
Merlot from 30 year old vines from Chaine d’Or Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains (13%). Harvested on 2017-10-08 .
Cabernet Franc from 30 year old vines from Chaine d’Or Vineyard, Santa Cruz Mountains (4%). Harvested on 2017-10-08 .
Winemaking
Clarification: No fining, no filtration
Aging
85% French Oak - 15% American

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