Our 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas and flavors of black cherry, chocolate and hints of brown sugar and spice. With balanced acidity and round mouthfeel, this wine delivers a smooth, long-lasting finish.
Wine Color: Red
Varietals: 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Petit Verdot, 6% Petite Sirah
Appellation: 100% Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay
Winemaker: Karl Wente
Acid: 0.55 g/100ml
One of the Livermore Valley’s most prominent pioneers, Charles Wetmore is honored with our finest expression of the noble Cabernet Sauvignon. The descendants of vines Wetmore brought from France in the 19th century thrive today in the gravelly loam soils of our estate vineyards between the Arroyo del Valle and the Arroyo Mocho, streams flowing from the southern hills of the Livermore Valley. From their origins in Margaux in the 1880’s to the present, only the best of these Cabernet Sauvignon vines have been selected for each new generation planted. And they are prized for making wines with intensity, depth of flavor, and rich, lush body.
All three components were fermented in upright stainless steel fermenters.
Aged for 20 months in French, American, Eastern European, and neutral oak.