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Mount Eden Vineyards Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Estate Cabernet Sauvignon


Cabernet Sauvignon 80.0%
Merlot 15.0%
Cabernet Franc 3.0%
Petit Verdot 2.0%
Alcohol 14.0%
PH 3.3
Acidity Tartaric 7.5
Full Cases Produced 1092

Winemaking

Our estate vineyards have been growing Cabernet since the late 1940’s •13 acres: 9.75 acres Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.9 Merlot, .4 Cabernet Franc, .2 Petit Verdot •Cool coast vineyard, which results in a lower alcohol, yet full flavored wine that ages gracefully •Vineyard planted in 1981-1982 •Fermented in small open top tanks, using natural yeast •Macerated 14 days on the skins, punched down by hand •Wine is racked six or seven times during the course of its two year barrel aging