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2017 Nickel & Nickel Dragonfly Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Helena

2017 Nickel & Nickel Dragonfly Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, St. Helena

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SKU: 003-CDF176C

A warm seductive entry, plus tannins that melt on the palate make this coveted limited-release Cabernet one of our first to sell out each year.

Tasting Notes
Our 2017 Dragonfly Vineyard Cabernet is filled with bright aromas of strawberry, raspberry, cherry and Santa Rosa plum accented by elegant notes of violet. Complementary red fruit flavors envelope the tongue while tannins melt on the palate, resulting in a Cabernet Sauvignon that is lush and seductive.
Vineyard Notes
The diminutive, four-acre Dragonfly Vineyard is located in St. Helena at the base of Spring Mountain. Old timers know this magical place as a “banana belt” microclimate, as its ideal summer temperatures allow the vines to develop their notable ripe and jammy fruit. The vines benefit from the site’s deep, gravelly loam soils and gentle southern exposure, and the vineyard is one of the first to be harvested each year.
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
St. Helena
Harvest Date
September 24, 2017
Aging
French oak barrels (48% new, 52% once-used)
Alcohol %
14.6

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WARNING: Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/alcohol.