"Orsa" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2017

Produced by Orsa & Alta Orsa

An approachable and balanced Cabernet Sauvignon that is more reminiscent of old-world style of winemaking.

Icons/location pin Mendocino County, California
Icons/wine/red Cabernet Sauvignon
Icons/star Limited wine (550 cases produced)

The details

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Structure
  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
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Food Pairing

Pizza, Braised Beef, Braised Lamb Shanks

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Tasting Notes

Black Currant, Tobacco, Graphite, Fig, Slate

What's cool?

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High Altitude Vineyard

Most of fruit comes from vineyards at 1000+ feet of altitude

Mendocino County, California

Orsa & Alta Orsa

At 1400 feet and hidden halfway up Duncan Peak, we regeneratively farm our estate vineyard and hand craft wines with character and terroir.

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Nerdy Details

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What's in the bottle
Cabernet Sauvignon (95%)
ABV: 14.3%
Acidity: ph of 3.73 acidity of 6.5 g/l
Harvest
Cabernet Sauvignon (clone 04) from 25 year old vines from Mendocino County (95%). Harvested on 2017-09-23 at 24.1 brix .
Press: basket press
Winemaking
Fermentation: small 3/4 tanks with wild yeast
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Clarification: natural
Aging
barrel