Prevail West Face 2006

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Deep purple in color with a flamboyant bouquet, West Face is a brilliant expression of mountain-grown fruit from specific vineyard sites. West Face will contiune to display consistent characteristics year after year.

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Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery:
Ferrari-Carano vineyard practices are customized to match the particular characteristics of each vineyard to help the vines produce the best fruit possible, and to in turn, achieve the best wine possible. Directed by Don Carano and orchestrated under the supervision of Steve Domenichelli, Director of Vineyard Operations, these practices are extremely labor intensive. Steve and his team imple... Read more
Ferrari-Carano vineyard practices are customized to match the particular characteristics of each vineyard to help the vines produce the best fruit possible, and to in turn, achieve the best wine possible. Directed by Don Carano and orchestrated under the supervision of Steve Domenichelli, Director of Vineyard Operations, these practices are extremely labor intensive. Steve and his team implement irrigation and nutrient regimes, trellis system and canopy management, rootstock and clone combinations, and pruning and cane selection for each vineyard site and each block within a vineyard. Because of Sonoma County's diverse geological makeup, even within one vineyard parcel there may be several different types of soil with different degrees of nutrients for vines and water-holding capacity. In addition, Steve and his team practice sustainable farming techniques, such as recycling organic matter for use as mulch in the vineyards, planting cover crops and other plant species to avoid soil erosion, add desirable nutrients back to the soil and to attract desirable insects, and integrating animals to naturally enhance biodiversity and nutrient recycling. Read less
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Snooth User: Mahee Ferlini
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3.50 5
12/03/2014

Super smooth


Snooth User: Mr5848
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5.00 5
02/05/2011

This is a great wine and is one of my fovorites. Supper finish with smooth tannins.



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Deep purple in color with a flamboyant bouquet, West Face is a brilliant expression of mountain-grown fruit from specific vineyard sites. West Face will contiune to display consistent characteristics year after year.

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Notes: 60% new French and 40% older French oak barrels


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