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1987 MOFFETT VINEYARD - ESTATE
Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaking Information
First of drought years, production down 20%. Early harvest with excellent fruit, riper than ’86 vintage.

Tasting Notes
Produced rich, complex wine with black cherry flavors, medium to full tannins, good acidity, and nuances of smoky oak with herbal and minty flavors. 94 rating and listed in the top ten California Cabernets by The Wine Spectator. One of six Cabernets out of 143 to receive an “outstanding” by the Underground Wine Journal.

Vineyard Source
100 % Moffett Vineyard / Rutherford Napa Valley
95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc

Production Notes
Tons per Acre: 3
Number of Cases: 1,100 cs.
Barrel Aging: 26 months in French Oak, 50 % new
Brix it was picked at: 24
Alcohol: 13. %
Release Date was September 1, 1990