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2017 Beaulieu Vineyard Maestro Reserve Napa Valley Cab/Syrah Blend

2017 Beaulieu Vineyard Maestro Reserve Napa Valley Cab/Syrah Blend

2017 Beaulieu Vineyard Maestro Reserve Napa Valley Cab/Syrah Blend

$65.00
Price
$65.00
$780.00
Price
$780.00

Description

Description

With a generous splash of Syrah, this is a New World interpretation of a Cabernet Sauvignon blend. The Syrah adds unexpected spiciness and juicy, ripe fruit expression. The rich blackberry and black cherry aromas and flavors of Cabernet Sauvignon predominate, while Syrah contributes lush blueberry syrup notes and hints of peppery spice. A sweet smoky note from aging in French oak barrels adds complexity. Charming in its youth, this wine will continue to develop complexity with proper bottle aging.

Wine & Vintage Details

Tasting Note

The rich blackberry and black cherry aromas and flavors of the Cabernet Sauvignon are perfectly complemented by the lush fruit and spiciness of the Syrah.

Vintage Note

The 2017 vintage in the Napa Valley was smaller yielding but high in quality. The region enjoyed much needed rain during the winter months ending the drought. A short period of warmer than usual temperatures during Labor Day weekend accelerated harvest for early ripening grapes varieties, resulting in an intense and, at times, unpredictable harvest. Though yields were lower than usual, the wines show exceptional flavor intensity and conditions were perfect for producing a Cabernet with beautiful fruit as well as tremendous concentration of flavors, highly saturated color, and layers of complexity.

Vineyard & Winemaking Details

Napa Valley AVA

Napa Valley

Vineyard

The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for this wine come from our BV Rutherford Estate Vineyard in the heart of the Napa Valley. The specific lots of Cabernet Sauvignon chosen for this wine showed exceptionally fruit forward expression and a softer, rounder tannin structure. All of the Syrah fruit in the blend comes from BV Ranch No. 9 in the Los Carneros region at the valley's most southernmost tip. This Syrah was specifically chosen for the blend because of its vibrant blueberry flavor and spice notes as well as for its overall lushness on the palate.

Trevor Durling - Winemaker

Beaulieu Vineyard Winemaker Trevor Durling, presides as only the fifth winemaker in the winery’s 119-year history. A native Californian, Trevor was raised in Sonoma County, the heart of Northern California’s wine country. With a love of agriculture, science and cuisine, Trevor pursued his studies at the University of California Davis in the Viticulture and Enology program. As winemaker at Beaulieu Vineyard, Trevor incorporates his passion for creating fine wines, while preserving the heritage and legacy of Beaulieu Vineyard.

Winemaker Trevor Durling

Alcohol % 15.1%
Enclosure Type Cork
Blend 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Syrah

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