District Collection

Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon

Calistoga Cabernet Sauvignon bottle

At the foot of Mount St. Helena, Calistoga’s warmer climate and volcanic soils produce wines of unmistakable character. With a southwestern exposure and deep, established roots that allow for the use of minimal irrigation, the vines produce berries that were crafted into a wine with excellent flavor, body and overall complexity.    

October 31, 2019 | Wine Advocate
Aged in 53% new French oak and bottled unfined and unfiltered, the deep garnet-purple colored Cabernet Sauvignon Calistoga District Collection is made entirely of Cabernet Sauvignon and features wonderfully expressive crème de cassis, prunes, Chinese five spice and oolong tea notes with suggestions of bay leaves, potpourri, dusty soil and fruitcake. Full, rich, spicy and oh-so-seductive, the palate has wonderfully velvety tannins and great freshness, finishing with epic length.
  • Winemaking

    The grapes were fermented on the skins for 27 days with pumpovers twice daily. After fermentation, the wine was gently pressed, racked and aged for 18 months in French oak barrels, 60% new French Oak. Tightly grained, French oak barrels from forests in the center of France impart their oak on wines slowly for a consistent, well-rounded aging process while yielding subtle oak influences to the Cabernet Sauvignon. The result is a balanced wine that is a true expression of the varietal and its terroir.

  • Nose

    Opens with inviting aromas of dark fruits, black liquorice, and sassafras

  • Palate

    Mouthwatering flavors of huckleberry, blackberry, and graham cracker. Polished tannins and perfect acidity will allow this wine to age gracefully over the next 8-10 years.

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