1979 Vintage Tasting Notes

A seemingly perfect growing season from bud break to the beginning of harvest, the 1979 vintage was challenged by rains in September. Early harvesting yielded clean, well-balanced fruit and a wine of resilience and finesse.

Cabernet Sauvignon 80%, Cabernet Franc 16% and Merlot 4%

Skin Contact:
10 Days

Barrel Aging:
24 Months in new French oak

Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: no further aging needed for this wine.

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