2014 Nickel & Nickel C.C. Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford
2014 Nickel & Nickel C.C. Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford
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SKU: 003-CCR142

Planted along a gravelly Western Rutherford knoll, each block of C.C. Ranch is farmed uniquely to give us a Cabernet that balances red fruit flavors with bright acidity, silky tannin and those trademark notes of "Rutherford dust."

Wine Specs
Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvest Date
September 12 - 27, 2014
French oak barrels (57% new, 43% once-used)
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
The 2014 C.C. Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon is bursting with opulent flavors of red raspberry and ripe cherry, baking spice and dust. Hints of floral and pencil lead add dimension to the wine’s profile while refined tannins liven the palate. Vibrant acidity supports the fruit, making it enjoyable while young. Careful aging will allow hidden flavors to evolve over time.
Vineyard Notes
C.C. Ranch is planted in Rutherford, along the slope of a knoll west of the Silverado Trail. The vineyard grows classic Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon on well-drained, gravelly loam soil and receives a variety of exposures, depending on the block and location. The vines are well balanced and the canopy is opened up to give good light exposure. Nickel & Nickel produces wine from 15 select acres of this 115-acre vineyard.