2010 Nickel & Nickel Martin Stelling Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

2010 Nickel & Nickel Martin Stelling Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

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SKU: 003-CST106
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Tasting Notes
The beauty of the Martin Stelling Vineyard is that it consistently produces excellent wines. This wine opens with jammy blackberry and cassis fruits with underlying chocolate and cedar flavors. The French oak pairs beautifully with the fruit, offering layers of spice, toast and vanilla. These layers build across the palate in a rich and chewy texture before the tannins melt away to a juicy finish.
Vineyard Notes
The 100-acre Martin Stelling Vineyard is located at the base of the western hills in Oakville and is the primary vineyard for Far Niente Cabernet Sauvignon. Nickel & Nickel is fortunate to farm two acres of this vineyard. The soils are composed of deep volcanic loam with underlying clay and gravel.
Wine Specs
Vintage
2010
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Oakville
Vineyard Designation
Martin Stelling Vineyard
Harvest Date
October 20, 2010
Aging
18 months in French oak barrels (58% new, 42% once-used)
Alcohol %
14.5

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