2018 Nickel & Nickel Martin Stelling Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

2018 Nickel & Nickel Martin Stelling Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Oakville

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SKU: 003-CST186C

Dark and elegant, with velvety tannins, enhance your collection with one of our most prestitgious single-vineyard Cabernets. We make wine from just two acres of this western Oakville vineyard; it's powerful, polished and highly limited!

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Tasting Notes
The definition of compelling, the Stelling Cabernet opens with a black cherry and cassis perfume that instantly draws you in to sip. A crescendo of black cherry, blackberry, dried herb and baking spice build on the palate, while velvety tannins provide structure and lively acidity lifts and balances the intense fruit and spice flavors. Brooding, elegant and polished, the 2018 vintage offers up the very best of Western Oakville and only promises to grow more nuanced with time.
Vineyard Notes
The 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
2018
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Oakville
Harvest Date
October 19, 2018
Aging
French oak barrels (50% new, 50% once-used)
Alcohol %
14.7

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