1980 Vintage

One of the coolest growing seasons on record. A two-week warm spell just before harvest increased grape sugars to hasten ripeness, resulting in rich, tannic, higher-acid wines.

Cabernet Sauvignon 96% and Cabernet Franc 4%

Skin Contact:
10 Days

Barrel Aging:
25 Months 
in New French Oak

Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: no further aging needed for this wine.