2015 Langtry Tephra Ridge Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Lake County
Barrel selected, our 2015 Tephra Ridge Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is the best of the best Cabernet on our property. This wine has deep notes of black cherry, cocoa powder, clove and vanilla bean. The well-drained soils of Tephra Ridge produce a palate full of round tannins that are accented by flavors of cherry pie, clove, leather and cigar box for a lingering finish.
90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petite Sirah, 3% Merlot
2 years, 6 months in French and American oak, (50% new)
The high elevation Tephra Ridge Vineyard is the winery’s premier vineyard. Perched on a mountainside above the Guenoc Valley at the north foothill of Howell Mountain, the 35-acre Tephra Ridge Vineyard has thin, gravelly loam volcanic soils that typify the finest bordeaux variety sites.
Only 236 cases produced