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190 Ratings
Frog's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Frog's Leap

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) We adhere to the premise that the greatest wines are those that most truly reflect their soil, climate and circumstance (collectively referred to as “terroir”), and that it is the winemaker’s role to simply stand back and let the natural beauty of the grapes show through

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...

Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Aug-06.