Turnbull Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 1995
Vineyard % by Vineyard Blossom Creek 40% Fortuna 23% Weitz 15% Skellenger 12% Turnbull 10% Variety % by Variety Cabernet Sauvignon 83% Cabernet Franc 7% Syrah 5% Merlot 4% Petit Verdot 1% Brix: 25.2˚- 27.8˚ Fermentation: Stainless steel and ¾ ton fermenters, 12 days average maceration Time in oak: Aged 17 months in 50% new French oak barrels Alcohol: 14.5% Ripe black fruit flavors/aromatics of blackberry, dark plum, cherry, cassis. Spice and Anise notes. Oak nuances of toasted oak, roasted coffee, chocolate. Rich ripe tannins with powerful finish
At Turnbull Wine Cellars we craft our award-winning wine using fruit sourced from our five stellar estate vineyards in Oakville and Calistoga. This diversity of fruit sourcing and exemplary viticultural work allows our winemaking team the ability to create wines with distinctive flavors that capture the personality of each site. Soils vary from deeper alluvial fans on the valley floor to the shallow, volcanic and rocky structures of the hillsides.