2017 Sebastiani Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County
The palate is rich, yet compact, with elegant blackberry fruit flavors followed by Cabernet spice and savory herbs. It finishes with bright berry fruit and a touch of sweetness from the oak influence. The tannins are ripe and round; affording early drinkability.
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
14 months in Hungarian and neutral oak barrels
The 2017 growing season started off with record setting rainfalls, delaying bud break from years past. Spring and summer experienced a mixture of foggy, warm and windy conditions. The summer months were moderately warm allowing the grapes to mature at an ideal pace.