VINTAGES

2005 - 2004 - 2002
2001 - 2000 - 1999
1998 - 1997 - 1996
1995 - 1994 - 1993
1992 - 1991 - 1990
1989

 


2005 STANLEY'S SELECTION
Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting Notes
The aroma is of dark fruit, cassis and vanilla. On the palate the wine is rich and silky with blackberries and black cherry fruit flavors. The nice spice and oak integrate well with the fruit and carry on in the long fruit finish.

Vineyard Source
The Following breakdown of the three vineyards contributing the Stanley’s fruit:

1. Rutherford Vineyard: This 2 acre vineyard sits on the south eastern bench land of the Rutherford appellation. The soil is rocky and volcanic red with great drainage.
2. Gemstone Vineyard: Yountville AVA-An amazing vineyard which has 5 clones of Cabernet. Most of this wine is designated for our ultra premium Proprietary Blend.
3. Calistoga Vineyard: Another small vineyard, about an 1.33 acres, on the east side of the Silverado Trail, just north of Araujo Vineyards. This Cabernet clone has beautiful aromas similar to Petit Verdot.

Production Notes
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Tons per acre: 2.5 to 3.25 tons per acre
Number of cases: 688 cases
Barrel Aging: 18 months in American and French oak (65% new barrels)
Brix it was picked at: 25.2 to 26.1