2014 High Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

The High Valley AVA rises between 1,600 and 3,000 ft. elevation in the Coastal Ranges of northeastern Lake County. Thanks to the high elevation and cool breezes from the oldest lake in North America, it is one of the coolest appellations in Lake County. We run 1,000 head of sheep on these vineyards, composting the weeds into nutrients for the red, rocky volcanic soils. These are intensely flavored grapes, and we craft them into wines that capture the character of this remarkable region.

Tasting Notes

Our High Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has a richness and depth unlike any other Cabernet we make. Betsy’s vineyard produces concentrated flavors of cassis, cranberry, and cherry. This red fruit is backed up by dried herbs, spice, dark chocolate, and a kiss of oak with a lengthy finish. This wine will age well for up to 8-12 years.

Technical Data

Alcohol: 14.4%
Barrels: French & American oak
Time in Barrels: 18 Months
Cases Produced: 4,535

Suggested Retail: $30

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