1983 Vintage

Rains in August were followed by dry, windy weather in September that protected Napa Valley’s red varietals from exposure to rot. A greatly reduced crop level produced lean, well-balanced wines for medium-term aging.

Cabernet Sauvignon 80%, Cabernet Franc 13% and
Merlot 7%

Skin Contact:
16 Days

Barrel Aging:
23 Months 
in New French Oak

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