It’s that time of year again–harvest is behind us and many local wineries are starting to roll out their new releases.
The folks over at Palmaz Vineyards have shared details on their latest release–the 2006 Palmaz Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
The 2006 release is 100% estate-grown Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The fruit was aged for 22 months in 100% French oak (84% new oak) and the wine checks in at 14.6% alcohol by volume. All told, Palmaz produced 1,642 cases of the 2006 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with bottling taking place in August 2008.
Here are the winery’s tasting notes:
The 2006 vintage is a blend of estate Cabernet which was selected from the best location of our three distinct elevation vineyards. The wine exhibits intense ripe flavors of blackberry, cassis and black cherry. Supple and refined in the pallet, this wine shows excellent balance with a long, moderately tannic finish. While this wine is drinking excellent now, the density and structure of this wine will allow it to mature elegantly for the next eight to ten years.
The 2006 Palmaz Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is priced at $100 per 750ml bottle. The winery is offering a special fifteen percent discount on bottles ordered prior to January 15th, 2010.