Vintage Notes
1999 Cabernet Sauvignon

Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon

Appellation
Stags Leap District, Napa Valley

Vineyard
22-acre estate in the center of the Stags Leap District

Blend

95% Cabernet Sauvignon
5% Merlot


Vintage size

1,100 6-bottle wooden cases
Bottled June 13, 2001


Release Date
October 15, 2001

Aging
Barrel aged 21 months
New French oak barrels from 4 tonnelleries

Aging Potential
Excellent.  Good to drink now and will continue to improve in the bottle.

Growing Season
Near perfect growing conditions
Long cool growing season
Budbreak near the end of March
Cool, dry spring, unseasonably cool summer
Heat wave in late September brought grapes to full ripeness
Cooler weather in October slowed things down
Excellent quality grapes with concentrated color and flavor

Owners
Ron and Teri Kuhn

Winemaker & Managing Director
Cary Gott

Vineyard Management
The highly reputable Barbour Vineyards

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