2016 Mountain Cuvée

Sonoma County

The genius of Mountain Cuvée is its approachable quaffability without sacrificing complexity - and for an affordable price!

$20.00
 
$216.00
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Tasting NOTES

Whether novice or aficionado, the quaffable, affordable, yet seriously crafted and complex Mountain Cuvee always provides drinking pleasure to a wide audience and name-an-experience. Welcoming aromas of cherries, raspberries, warm vanilla, and a little cola lead to a medium bodied wine framed by soft tannins and lively acidity. The silky texture showcases layers of lush cassis and red fruit with savory cocoa powder revealed on the finish. Created for life's sooner-rather-than-later enjoyments.

Vineyard NOTES

Relying on the Bundschu Family's 150+ years of Sonoma vineyard knowledge, the grapes for Mountain Cuvee are sourced from our Rhinefarm estate as well as fruit hand-selected from vineyards along the Mayacamas Mountain range.

Production NOTES

- 3-day cold soak
- Extraction through twice-daily pump-overs, tailored to each lot
- Lees stirring for 3 months, post-fermentation

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Vintage:
2016
Wine Type:
Red Wine
Varietal:
Mountain Cuvée
Varietal Composition:
  • 88% Merlot
  • 12% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation:
Sonoma County
Acid:
TA: 0.54 g/100mL
PH:
3.64
Barrel Aging:
  • 8 months
    15% new French oak
Alcohol %:
14.6%
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