1982 Vintage Tasting Notes

A wet winter and a warm spring produced perfect bloom and berry set and a record crop. Cabernet Sauvignon and related varietals weathered the mid-September rains quite well, producing full-bodied wines requiring a decade of bottle age.

Cabernet Sauvignon 82%, Cabernet Franc 16%
 and Merlot 2%

Skin Contact:
9 Days

Barrel Aging:
23 Months in new French oak

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

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