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2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

 

The challenge of Cabernet on the Ridge is to get it ripe. When it does mature it is glorious, flush with wine-ripened blackberry and black currant, green olive and tobacco, cedar and menthol, and an elegant suppleness that dazzles.

 

Mendocino Ridge

Estate bottled

0.72 T.A., 3.50 pH

13.0% alcohol

100% French oak

Barrel aged 20 months

Suggested cellaring: up to 30 years

Bottled August 28, 2014

Released: January 2015

100 cases produced

$35