VINEYARDS: Beckstoffer’s Dr. Crane, Clone 337 Cabernet Sauvignon on rootstock 110R. Planted in 1998
APPELLATION: Saint Helena, Napa Valley
HARVEST DATE & BRIX: October 2017 at 28 degrees brix
FERMENTATION: Whole-berry fermentation in stainless steel fermenters followed by wet cap immersion, totaling 28 days of maceration
AGING/COOPERAGE: 22 months in 95% new French oak barrels
Rich, bold and full-bodied, our 2017 NOMAD Dr. Crane Cabernet Sauvignon kicks off with aromas of bright, wild forest berry and black peach. Flavors of blackberry tart, cigar, and cocoa bean enrich the palate, while the soft tannins guide the perfectly integrated French oak. With its long, textured, and chewy finish, we recommend decanting this wine now or drinking through 2030.