Hanna Two Ranch Cabernet Blend 2008
Our 2008 Alexander Valley Cabernet is brilliant purple-red with an aroma reminiscent of Baker's chocolate, rhubarb pie, boysenberry and pipe tobacco. Its texture is medium weight, polished agate and bright with only a slight tug of firmness. It has flavors of Santa Rosa Plum, fresh olive oil, graham cracker, cassis, vanilla extract and white pepper. The grapes were picked at an average 24.3 Brix; ranging from 23.9 to 25.3 Brix. Harvest was in the cool hours from midnight to sunrise. The hand-harvested grapes required careful sorting to remove any remaining sun-burn-damaged fruit, then, were destemmed and partically crushed to stainless steel fermentation tanks. The 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon was cold soaked for 6-8 days, before being warmed and allowed to ferment naturally, without innoculation of commercial yeast. To prevent excessive tannin extraction, temperatures were moderate, and most lots were pressed sweet, based on daily tastings of the wines after pumpover. The newly pressed wines were racked to tank and allowed to settle before barreling.
excellent Cab, the 2007 was bigger, and I think better, but this is still a fantastic wine.
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A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2008 Hanna Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
Brilliant purple-red with an aroma reminiscent of Baker's chocolate, rhubarb pie, boysenberry and pipe tobacco. Its texture is medium weight, polished agate and bright with only a slight tug of firmness. It has flavors of Santa Rosa Plum, fresh olive oil, graham cracker, cassis, vanilla extract and white pepper. 1,847 cases produced
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1847 cases produced.
Notes: 50% New French Oak (Seguin Moreau, Taransaud & Saury), 10% New American Oak (Canton)
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