2017 HALL Coeur Cabernet Sauvignon
"Herbal, earthy and Old World in style, this full-bodied wine is savory and softly integrated in tannin and oak. Complex structure accentuates a core of lengthy intensity that leads to closing notes of black pepper, tobacco leaf and clove."
In creating this blend, we realized the great potential of our vineyard sourcing within St. Helena. Unique for its gravelly, low vigor soils and a cooling influence of Pacific breezes from the north, the fruit from this region produces a stylistically lush, aromatic wine with a dense core of dark briary fruit.
|Varietal Composition||100% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Barrel Aging||24 Months in 65% New French Oak|
|Vintage Notes||Our 2017 harvest wrapped up early fall following summer heat spurts and a growing season that saw significant rain throughout the state, ending a five-year drought. The season began with rainfall that refilled reservoirs and replenished soils. Harvest began early at a normal pace, and then progressed rapidly during a heat wave in late August and early September. Temperatures cooled mid-September, slowing the harvest pace and allowing grapes to ripen gradually. This is a strong quality vintage.|