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2015 Foley Johnson Handmade Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford

2015 Foley Johnson Handmade Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford

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SKU: 009119

Dark fruit instantly delivers on the nose with concentrated flavors of blackberry, black cherry and berry compote leading the mouth with compounding herbal notes. A beautifully-structured wine of grit and elegance.

Winemaker Notes

Truly intense, dark fruit instantly deliver on the nose for this 2015 Handmade Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon. Concentrated flavors of blackberry, black cherry and berry compote lead on the mouth with compounding herbal notes that draw from the unique terroir of Rutherford. A wine of grit and elegance, there are hints of vanilla and tobacco that complement each other while notes of sage and bay leaf elevate the flavors. The finish is beautifully structured, delivering length, body and texture to complete the experience.


88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot, 4% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc

Wine Specs

Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvest Date
September 9 - October 6, 2015
5.3 g/L
20 months in 40% new French, and American oak
Bottling Date
July 10, 2017
Alcohol %

Production Notes

The Foley Johnson 2015 Handmade Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon comes from our Peral Estate Vineyard. It is comprised of thicker and heavier adobe soils with small amounts of gravel which are perfect for growing Cabernet Sauvignon. The ideal growing conditions in the vineyard allow our Bordeaux varietals to reach full maturity on the vine without taking on the green, leafy taste of under-ripe fruit. The grapes were all harvested between September 9 - October 6, 2015, under clear skies. The wine went through 100% malolactic fermentation and is unfiltered. After 20 months in 40% new French and American oak the wine was bottled on July 10, 2017.

Vineyard Notes

2015 was a prime vintage that produced high quality fruit. An earlier than average budbreak led to harvest beginning earlier than average as well. The high temperatures in August and early September accelerated maturity and picking times. Overall the weather was nearly ideal, with conditions that allowed the grapes to have an exceptional level of acidity without being over ripe. We brought in a bountiful crop of very tasty fruit!


Only 139 cases produced