Knights Bridge Winery

KB 2018 Red Blend Knights Valley, Sonoma County, CA
Availablity

25 in stock

Price:
$50.00
Availablity

25 in stock

Winemaker's Tasting Notes

This Bordeaux-style blend delivers layers of distinctive flavors and textures from each of its blending components. Cabernet Sauvignon is the centerpiece, delivering savory notes and a firm structure, surrounded by plush Merlot, bringing luscious Damson plum flavors. A touch of Cabernet Franc adds sweet chocolate and dark French roast coffee to the finish.
Appearance deep ruby
Aromas loganberry, sour cherry, plum, coffee grounds, menthol, dried leaves, morel, lavender
Palate red currant, black tea, bakers chocolate, allspice, bay leaf, juicy acidity, fine tannins, medium body, extended finish
Composition

74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc

Production
455
Alcohol
14.5%
Aging Potential
Drink now through 2033
Vineyard
Knights Bridge Estate Vineyard
About The Vineyard

Knights Bridge Winery’s sustainably farmed estate vineyard is located in the hills of Knights Valley where growing conditions yield intense yet balanced fruit flavors.


Winemaker Notes

Grapes hand-harvested at night, sorted, de-stemmed, then undergo a 72-hour cold soak before beginning traditional fermentation with two pump-overs per day for 14 days; aged 20 months in 100% French oak.


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Winemaker

Director of Winemaking – Douglas Danielak

Assistant Winemaker – Derek Bajeu

About the Winemaker

Douglas graduated from Michigan State University, and later U.C. Davis earning a BS in Viticulture and Enology.  He also attended the Lycée Agricole et Viticole de Beaune in Burgundy. During his time in France, Douglas worked with Rebecca Wasserman at Le Serbet gaining in-depth knowledge of barrels from cooperages Francois Frères and Taransaud.  During his award-winning career, Douglas has received both critical praise and high scores. In 2014, Wine Spectator named Douglas a Winemaker to Watch.
About the Winery
Knights Bridge Winery
Located north of Calistoga in a narrow valley that bridges two of California's most prominent and respected winegrowing regions – Napa and Sonoma – you’ll find the breathtaking Knights Bridge Winery.
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