Padlock Red Wine
Appellation: 100% Napa Valley
Varietal: 73% Merlot- 21% Cabernet Sauvignon- 6% Cabernet Franc
Fermentation: 10 -14 day fermentation in open top and median sized fermenters all cap irrigated with peak temps of between 80 -85 F. All wine was aged in 60 gallon French barrels for 15 months. Wines were racked every 4 months and assemble 2 months before bottling.
Tasting Note: Dark Ruby color, deep layers of black cherries,cassis, blackberries, cocoa, currants and bit of truffle on the nose, the wine is beautiful and seductive. An Elegant , round, and rich mid palate with attractive texture and excellent acidity ,Padlock, our first red blend, is sexy but well balanced with good depth and length.
Production: 600 cases