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2018 Bucephalus Red Blend

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$150.00 per Bottle
 

Description

WINEMAKER’S NOTES:

The 2018 Bucephalus was crafted using some of the best grapes found in the Napa Valley. We harvest from vineyards at high elevations in the mountain AVA’s of Atlas Peak and Diamond Mountain.  The mountain AVAs are the ideal growing environment for producing fruit with huge concentration and immense depth. We blended a small portion of Syrah,  Petit Verdot, and Malbec into the Bucephalus to help knit the blend together. The Syrah  brings an intoxicating elixir quality to the wine.  Together, these vineyard blocks create a powerful and well-structured wine.

TASTING NOTES:

The 2018 Bucephalus showcases aromas of cassis, sandalwood and clove. The aromas integrate beautifully with the rich, ripe, fruit flavors of blackberry and dark cherry, and maple syrup. This full bodied wine has intense depth and broad rich flavors.

 

 

BLEND:

67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Malbec, 3% Petite Verdot and     

15% Syrah

 

APPELLATION:

40% Atlas Peak, 23% Oak Knoll 27% Diamond Mtn and 7% Coombsville, 3% Napa Valley

AGING:

100% new French oak for 20 months

 

Vintage 2018
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Red Blend
Acid 0.59g/100ml
PH 3.72
Alcohol % 15.5
Size 750 ml
 

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