2014 Renteria Tres Perlas The Bridge Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
Tasting Notes: This wine is predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon with a hint of Merlot and Petit Verdot. The Stice Lane fruit from St Helena contributes jammy, black cherry and currant flavors, while the Merlot from Tambor (on Mt Veeder) give its softness and dark blue color. It has lush and velvety tannins with fresh red fruit flavors of raspberry and strawberry. Oso fruit (from Aetna Springs) adds deep red color and thick backbone along with leather and cigar box notes.
Winemaker's Notes: The 2014 vintage endured the continuing drought, as well as the South Napa earthquake. Still, the ideal weather - dry and temperate with few heat spikes - made for hastened yet predictable growing events. Harvest was slightly earlier than usual with beautifully ripened fruit ready to be picked in early September.
Composition: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot
Winemaker: Kirk Venge
Production: 400 Cases
Optimal Drinking Window: 2017 - 2037