A juicy style, with lush, dark berry flavors, an elegant texture and a long finish. Made with extended maceration and 5% Petite Verdot, for an easy, juicy, medium-bodied Cabernet with a long fruit finish. Grown on well-drained river- bed soil in one of the original organically-farmed Fetzer Family vineyards in ideal Cabernet climate near Hopland. Aged in 2-year old oak, but no new oak. 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot
In 2006, friends Gary Marcaletti, Bernie Orsi, and Fred Tocchini decided it was time to put their wine knowledge to the test. Bernie Orsi owns 200,000 acres of vineyards and has sold off his grapes to winemakers for years. Gary is a legendary local area wine and spirits retailer. And Fred Tocchini is a longtime wine aficionado and collector. All heavily influenced by Old World wines and the pleasure of sharing them at the table, they decided to put their collective knowledge together, and the results are magic!
Sourcing fruit from Bernie’s farm in the Redwood Valley of Mendocino County, the grapes are grown with an impeccable attention to detail. There is a gap in the coastal mountain range that allows in cool air that produces a very elegant and balanced style of Cabernet Sauvignon.