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Wild Horse Winery

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Wild Horse Cabernet Sauvignon V22 750ML

sale price $26.99
Dark cherry and dark plum aromas with hints of vanilla bean, caramel and warm spice. Full bodied wine with sweet black fruit flavors, toasted oak, coconut and a hint of dried sweet tobacco. It has fine tannins and a pleasant astringency. The finish is long and smooth. <br><br> <b>Winemaking Notes:</b><br> We let the fruit hang as long as needed to achieve optimal flavors. The grapes were harvested in early morning, at the coolest time of the day. The grapes were destemmed and crushed to tank where they fermented on skins until the ideal amount of tannin and flavor had been extracted. The wine was then pressed off of skins and aged in oak until the perfect flavors were extracted before proceeding to being blended. <br><br> <b>Viticultural Notes:</b><br> We choose the El Pomar and San Miguel Districts as the source for our Cabernet Sauvignon, as they are the best sub-AVAs Paso Robles offers for this variety. Sunnybrook Vineyard’s predominantly Arbuckle Complex soils are composed of well-drained clay and are ideal for Cabernet. A former cattle ranch situated on rolling, golden hills among ancient oak trees, Sunnybrook is planted to various clones and rootstocks and possesses a unique blend of terroir within the ranch itself. The balance of the fruit was sourced from our smaller San Miguel Vineyard, situated near the Salinas River. Wide-open and flat, San Miguel provided an excellent juxtaposition to Sunnybrook, with loamy, sandy soils from the Hanford and Greenfield series.
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