Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Dragonfly United States 2008
The diminutive, four-acre Dragonfly Vineyard is located in St. Helena at the base ofSpring Mountain. Old timers know this magical place as a "banana belt"microclimate, as its ideal summer temperatures allow the vines to develop theirnotable ripe and jammy fruit. The vines benefit from the siteÃòs deep, gravelly loamsoils and gentle southern exposure, and the vineyard is one of the first to beharvested each year.
Established in 1997 by the partners of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel is based on a philosophy of producing 100 percent varietal, single-vineyard wines that best express the distinct personality of each vineyard. It is from some of the most coveted vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma valleys that the Nickel & Nickel wines are produced.