Frogs Leap Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon
67 Ratings
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67 Ratings
Frogs Leap Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Details

Vineyard

Frog's Leap

Style

Red

Winemaker's Notes

Winemakers talk about “hang-time” with considerable passion. A vintage with hang-time has had the advantage of stable, cool temperatures allowing the grapes to stay on the vine. This slow, steady duration gives the fruit a chance to fully mature their flavors and tannins without losing their natural acidity and balance. Sudden warm spells or heat spikes can force a winemaker to pick before full flavor development, fearing an elevated alcohol level. Wines with hang-time possess, subtly, more depth...

Vineyard

Frog's Leap

Style

Red

Winemakers talk about “hang-time” with considerable passion. A vintage with hang-time has had the advantage of stable, cool temperatures allowing the grapes to stay on the vine. This slow, steady duration gives the fruit a chance to fully mature their flavors and tannins without losing their natural acidity and balance. Sudden warm spells or heat spikes can force a winemaker to pick before full flavor development, fearing an elevated alcohol level. Wines with hang-time possess, subtly, more depth...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/02.
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine.