2005 Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Southern Hills
106 Ratings
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106 Ratings
2005 Wente Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Southern Hills

Winemaker's Notes

Fermentation: Each vineyard was harvested separately and fermented in upright fermenters. Rack and return was performed twice daily. Rack and return is the process of draining all of the free-run juice off of the cap, then pumping the free-run juice back over the top of the fermenter. This method increases color and tannin extraction and improves mouth feel through the integration of oxygen. Aging: Each lot of wine was aged separately for 10 months in a combination of new and used French and read more...Fermentation: Each vineyard was harvested separately and fermented in upright fermenters. Rack and return was performed twice daily. Rack and return is the process of draining all of the free-run juice off of the cap, then pumping the free-run juice back over the top of the fermenter. This method increases color and tannin extraction and improves mouth feel through the integration of oxygen. Aging: Each lot of wine was aged separately for 10 months in a combination of new and used French and American oak. (hide)

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Fermentation: Each vineyard was harvested separately and fermented in upright fermenters. Rack and return was performed twice daily. Rack and return is the process of draining all of the free-run juice off of the cap, then pumping the free-run juice back over the top of the fermenter. This method increases color and tannin extraction and improves mouth feel through the integration of oxygen. Aging: Each lot of wine was aged separately for 10 months in a combination of new and used French and read more...Fermentation: Each vineyard was harvested separately and fermented in upright fermenters. Rack and return was performed twice daily. Rack and return is the process of draining all of the free-run juice off of the cap, then pumping the free-run juice back over the top of the fermenter. This method increases color and tannin extraction and improves mouth feel through the integration of oxygen. Aging: Each lot of wine was aged separately for 10 months in a combination of new and used French and American oak. (hide)