2006 Nickel & Nickel Kelham Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

2006 Nickel & Nickel Kelham Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

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SKU: 003-CKE062
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Tasting Notes
This wine is extremely dark and layered. Blackberry and cassis are mixed with notes of cigar, tar, and earth. The warm, toast from the oak complements the wine's depth of flavor and adds an interesting spice. Bold and concentrated, the velvety thickness and weight carries on to a long, supple finish.
Vineyard Notes
The Kelham Vineyard is a 52-acre planting located at the base of the western hills of Oakville. Nickel & Nickel receives fruit from 7 acres planted to rootstocks which offer slightly different nuances to the blend. The soil is comprised of a well-drained, clay loam, which produces vines and clusters of moderate size. Some canopy management is performed to allow speckled light on the grapes which, combined with Oakvilleā€™s warm climate, is perfect for slowly ripening the fruit.
Wine Specs
Vintage
2006
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Oakville
Vineyard Designation
Kelham Vineyard
Harvest Date
October 30, 2006
Aging
17 months in French oak barrels (47% new, 53% once-used)
Alcohol %
14

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