1980 Vintage Tasting Notes

One of the coolest growing seasons on record. A two-week warm spell just before harvest increased grape sugars to hasten ripeness, resulting in rich, tannic, higher-acid wines.

Cabernet Sauvignon 96% and Cabernet Franc 4%

Skin Contact:
10 Days

Barrel Aging:
25 Months in new French oak

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

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