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James Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

This wine is only available to Frontier customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania

GeneralWineryJames Creek Vineyards
Town of productionPope Valley, California
VarietalCabernet Sauvignon
Total production of the wine276 cases
Name of winemakerScott Brown
VineyardAge of vines used to produce wine16 years
Yield2.5 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectares1.9 acres
Elevation above sea level870 feet
Inclination of vineyardNortheast
Soil compositionMixture with high concentration of rocks and decomposed shale
Irrigationyes, drip
HarvestHarvest methodmanual
Date of harvestOctober 15
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typeOpen top bin
Alcoholic fermentation, duration15 to 20 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature58 to 80 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein French oak casks
Malolactic fermentation, duration60 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature58 degrees F
Total Acidity6.0 grams per liter
Residual Sugar0.0 grams per liter
Alcohol13.5 %
AgingTime in barrel2 years
Barrel type and ageFrench oak, 20% new, 80% 2 to 3 years old
Time in bottle before release6 months