Trotter 1/16 Winery

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon, Flying J's Vineyard, Coombsville, Napa Valley
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$85.00
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Appearance medium garnet with flecks of ruby
Aromas blackcurrant, cherry, fig, toffee, spice, cigar box, wet leaves
Palate smooth with notes of dark red fruit, cocoa, vanilla bean and dried herbs, well integrated tannins and balanced acidity
Food Pairing Suggestions
This Cabernet Sauvignon will pair nicely with lamb, beef, pork, sausage, grilled meats, stews, and game. Dishes with black olives, black pepper, pungent herbs, and mushrooms will also compliment the wine's flavors nicely. Hard cheeses and salami make a perfect accompaniment for cocktail hour.
Composition

100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Production
45 cases
Alcohol
14.4%
Aging Potential
Beautiful now but will gain complexity over the coming years
Accolades

Gold Medals/92 Points, Harvest “Terroir” Challenge, Sunset Magazine’s Int’l Wine Comp, Int’l Women’s Wine Comp, San Francisco Int’l Wine Comp


Vineyard
Flying J's Vineyard, Coombsville AVA, Napa Valley
Winemaker Notes
“The vineyard sings in this bottle! These grapes were hand-picked during the third week of September and fermented in open-top bins where they received hand punch downs twice a day. After cold soaking for nearly four weeks, this wine was aged 29 months in once-filled Quintessence French barrels. The resulting wine is classic, it presents a lush, vibrant palate with bright fruit and a pleasingly smooth finish.” – Winemaker Stephanie Trotter Zacharia

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Winemaker

Stephanie Trotter Zacharia
Winemaker Stephanie Trotter Zacharia

About the Winemaker

One of 16 children (and the only one making wine!), Stephanie has worked in all areas of the wine industry, from the vineyards to the sales room, for almost 25 years. In 2011, her creative passion found its home in winemaking and she started her own label, Trotter 1/16. With a Double Gold for her inaugural release, followed by many other award-winning wines, Stephanie is a winemaker to follow!

Blog

Winemaker Stephanie Trotter Zacharia shares her “ah-ha” wine tasting moments. Great read!
About the Winery
Trotter 1/16 Winery
Trotter 1/16 Winery is an independent, female-owned winery in Calistoga, California that produces less than 150 cases of vineyard-designated, varietal specific wines annually, showcasing the nuanced flavors of California’s Napa Valley. The winery’s inaugural Cabernet Sauvignon from 2011, earned Double Gold medals. In addition, every vintage since has earned acclaim at commercial and international competitions, winning more than 60 medals over the past eight years.
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