The fruit aromas of the 2016 Four Flags are fresh and focused, with blueberry, red currant and pomegranate mingling with barrel notes of cocoa nibs and wood smoke. Sourced solely from Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine beautifully showcases the typicity of the AVA, with inviting notes of cedar, lavender and bay leaf. The palate offers generous flavors, with chocolate covered cherries and tapenade carried by fresh acidity, Ample, fine-grained tannins carry the flavors through a lengthy finish, promising many years of graceful aging.
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Four Flags
|Region:||Red Mountain, Columbia Valley|
|Vineyard:||40% Upchurch Vineyard, 25% Grand Ciel Vineyard, 20% Ciel du Cheval Vineyard, 15% Klipsun Vineyard|
|Aged:||20 months in 100% French oak (75% new)|
|Cooperage:||Cold soaked for 24-36 hours, fermented for 14-16 days on skin with partial native yeast|