2015 Decoy Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Decoy Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon

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Since 1978, Duckhorn Vineyards has been exploring the character and complexity of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Drawing on our winemaking team’s expertise working with this varietal, Decoy Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon offers a rich and appealing expression of the varietal crafted to be ready upon release.

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Wine Profile

Production Notes
Varietal Content: 89% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 1% Petite Sirah, 1% Petit Verdot
Winemaker Notes
From its deep, inviting color to its enticing aromas of blackberry, currant and cocoa, this wine showcases what we love about great Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon. On the palate, the lush fruit flavors are framed by rich tannins and hints of sweet oak and spice.
Production
In Sonoma County, a warm, dry spring resulted in an early budbreak, while an extended flowering period brought a return to normal yields after three years of abundant crops. With berry weights down, the grapes offered great concentration, while retaining excellent acidity. We had one of our earliest harvests in the past decade, but a light rain in mid-September nourished the vines and provided welcome additional hangtime. Overall, the quality of the fruit was exceptional, with our white wines showing both richness and complexity, and our red grapes displaying a fine balance between elegance and intensity, with gorgeous dark fruit flavors.

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Sonoma County
Harvest Date
August 25 – October 15
Sugar
25.5° Brix
Acid
0.60 g/100 ml titratable acidity
pH
3.62
Aging
100% French Oak
Fermentation
10-15 days fermentation at 80°F
Alcohol %
13.9
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