Our 2006 Duetto exhibits rich flavors of black cherry and chocolate. Accented by toasted oak and a hint of spice, this wine is both supple and bold with a long, smooth finish.
Wine Color: Red
Varietals: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: 51% Napa Valley, 49% Livermore Valley
Winemaker: Karl D. Wente
Acid: 0.56 g/100ml
Residual Sugar: Dry
51% of this blend comes from our Cabernet block in the Napa Valley, while 49% was grown in two of our best Livermore blocks, Golf and Smith Bench.
The Napa grapes were fermented in small half ton bins and punched down by hand three times daily. The Livermore grapes were fermented in stainless steel tank and pumped over twice daily.
The wine was aged for 15 months in a combination of new French, American, and European and neutral oak barrels.