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Laurel Glen Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma Mountain 1991

Winemaker's Notes:

Each year, the deepest and most ageworthy lots are blended to become Laurel Glen. Fermentation is in open top fermenters with hand punching of the cap, gentle handling emphasizing gravity flow, and 22 months' ageing in mostly new Nevers oak barrels. Production ranges from 400 to 2400 six-packs, depending on the quality of the vintage. Laurel Glen is renowned for its ability to develop complexity over time, and (unlike many California cabernets) may give the greatest pleasure after 5 - 10 years of cellaring.

Laurel Glen Vineyard:
Laurel Glen is divided into three regions: Sonoma Mountain Estate Cabernet, California Heartland Reds, and Argentine old vine cabernet and malbec from the province of Mendoza. Each region is comprised of two wines: special lot selection and vineyard blend. Vineyards are sustainably farmed and winemaking is traditional and non-interventionist. All Laurel Glen wines reflect their vineyard orig... Read more
Laurel Glen is divided into three regions: Sonoma Mountain Estate Cabernet, California Heartland Reds, and Argentine old vine cabernet and malbec from the province of Mendoza. Each region is comprised of two wines: special lot selection and vineyard blend. Vineyards are sustainably farmed and winemaking is traditional and non-interventionist. All Laurel Glen wines reflect their vineyard origins, and are consciously made to favor depth and complexity over fruit-forward expression. Read less

Each year, the deepest and most ageworthy lots are blended to become Laurel Glen. Fermentation is in open top fermenters with hand punching of the cap, gentle handling emphasizing gravity flow, and 22 months' ageing in mostly new Nevers oak barrels. Production ranges from 400 to 2400 six-packs, depending on the quality of the vintage. Laurel Glen is renowned for its ability to develop complexity over time, and (unlike many California cabernets) may give the greatest pleasure after 5 - 10 years of cellaring.

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