1985 Vintage Tasting Notes

One of Napa Valley’s best vintages in a decade, 1985 saw an early budbreak, a long, moderate growing season, and dry, warm weather during harvest. Wines are rich, supple, and very aromatic, showing great balance and length.

Cabernet Sauvignon 90%, Cabernet Franc 4% and Merlot 6%

Skin Contact:
21 Days

Barrel Aging:
17 Months in new French oak

Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: this wine is ready to drink, based on your preference.

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