1996 Vintage

A decreased berry set in May followed by sunny days and warm July nights brought the smaller-than-average crop of 1996 to maturity in mid-September. Showing deep color, the wines are bold and concentrated, with supple texture, lush flavors, and a smooth, lingering finish.

Cabernet Sauvignon 86%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Merlot 3% and Malbec 3%

Skin Contact:
37 Days

Barrel Aging:
19 Months 
in New French Oak

Our Aging Guideline Chart suggests: you can continue to hold this wine.