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2005 - Louis Martini Napa Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Sub Region

    Napa
  • Region

    California
  • Size

    750ML
  • Country

    United States
  • ABV

    N/A
  • Varietal(s)

    N/A
library code: 42838

Description

"The growing season saw these grapes harvested at optimum ripeness during September and into October with an average of 24.5 brix. Picking took place in the early morning to keep the fruit as cool as possible. Upon arrival at the winery the grapes for this wine were de-stemmed, but not crushed, leaving over 90% whole berries. The Cabernet Sauvignon juice was fermented with temperatures controlled between 76F-85F receiving extended skin contact up to 21 days for maximum extraction. 85% of the wine was transferred to French and European oak barrels and aged for 11 months, where the wine completed malolactic fermentation. The wine was racked every 3-4 months prior to bottling, and bottle aged at an optimum of 6 months before release." -Winery