Our 2008 Sonata exhibits flavors of dark berry, chocolate and spice with medium tannins that lead to a smooth finish.
Wine Color: Red
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah
Appellation: Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay
Winemaker: Karl D. Wente
The Cabernet was harvested from the Smith Ranch and Golf blocks. The Syrah was harvested from the Marina and Silva blocks.
Both varietals were fermented in stainless steel tank and pumped over twice daily.
The Syrah was aged for 18 months in French, American, and Eastern European oak. The Cabernet was aged for 17 months in French, American, and neutral oak.