||18 months in 100% French oak Bordeaux chateau ferre barrels (90% new)
Merryvale Estate, Beckstoffer-Vineyard Georges III, X, ToKalon and Las Amigas; Oak Creek, Bayview-Linda Vista
88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot. Extended maceration on the skins. Native yeast and malolactic fermentation. Quarterly racking during barrel aging. Bottled unfiltered.
This wine should develop complexity with up to ten years in the bottle and hold for many years after that.