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2015 King's Ransom Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 King's Ransom Cabernet Sauvignon
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$109.90
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SKU: 165239

"Our 2015 King's Ransom Cabernet Sauvignon is a world-class wine, period. It is the perfect example of what the Okanagan Valley can achieve in terms of terroir-driven wines. From a winemaker's perspective, this is a dream wine. Everything from grape growing to bottling was ideal: Early bud break, one of the warmest summers in decades and perfect canopy management led to the best balance of flavours, phenolic ripeness, sugar and acid in the grapes that I have ever encountered in the Valley. From there, small-lot fermentations, followed by aging in carefully selected barrels, allowed for the creation of this spectacular wine."

~ Benoit Gauthier, Winemaker, Noble Ridge Vineyard & Winery

TASTING NOTES

It is with great excitement that we introduce our first ever King’s Ransom Cabernet Sauvignon! 2015 was a phenomenal vintage in the Okanagan Valley and we can say with great certainty that this wine is truly a remarkable terroir driven wine that speaks to the superiority of its vintage.

Rich aromas of cassis, plum and anise are followed by layers of complexity and sophistication on the palate; cocoa and cherry notes are reminiscent of decadent black forest cake with hints of leather and cigar box. All that’s missing is your smoking jacket!

FOOD PAIRING

Prime rib steak, sharp aged cheeses and dark chocolate

WINEMAKING

De-stemmed and crushed then cold soaked for 3 days. Fermentation kept between 25 °C and 28 °, 24 months in French & American barrels 75% French, 25% American; 80% new oak

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All fractions kept separate until bottling, then blended

 

HARVEST

All hand-picked and hand sorted.

Majority of grapes sourced from

Noble Ridge Vineyard.

 

STATS

 

Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon,

 Alcohol: 15%

Residual Sugar: 2.7

Harvest Date:

Oct 22-28

Brix: 25

TA: 6.5g/l

pH: 3.78

Cases: 170

Price: $109.90

Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Okanagan Falls
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