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Ottimo 2018 Estate

Ottimo 2018 Estate
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Vineyard Designation
Roblar Estate Vineyard
Harvest Date
Oct 14th to 15th, 2018
Acid
0.55 g/100ml
pH
3.77
Aging
The wine was aged for 19 months in French oak barrels (15% new oak).
Bottling Date
May 21, 2020
Residual Sugar
under 0.1%
Alcohol %
15.6
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SKU: R18OT2

64% Syrah, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is a blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown at Roblar Estate Vineyard. The lush mouthfeel of Syrah and the depth and structure of the Cabernet come together to create an optimum (“Ottimo”) blend. The wine was aged for 19 months in French oak barrels (15% new oak), creating a deep ruby color, and aromatics and flavors of dark plum, cherry, and black currant.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Vineyard Designation
Roblar Estate Vineyard
Harvest Date
Oct 14th to 15th, 2018
Acid
0.55 g/100ml
pH
3.77
Aging
The wine was aged for 19 months in French oak barrels (15% new oak).
Bottling Date
May 21, 2020
Residual Sugar
under 0.1%
Alcohol %
15.6
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Color: Deep ruby Aromas: Dark plum, cherry, and black currant Palate: Rich flavors of plum and black cherry
Vineyard Notes
This wine is a blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown at Roblar Estate Vineyard. With our vineyard’s light rocky soil and moderate climate, the grapes develop a wonderful richness of flavor. The lush mouthfeel of Syrah and the depth and structure of the Cabernet come together to create an optimum (“Ottimo”) blend
Production Notes
Fermentation: Crushed into small open top fermenters and cold-soaked for two days, the must was inoculated and fermented on the skins for two weeks to develop full rich flavor and structure
Winemaker Notes
Cases Produced: 534
Other Notes
Vintage: Moderate temperatures with no appreciable rainfall throughout the ripening season allowed the grapes to fully develop exceptionally concentrated flavors.