Cab Sauv/Merlot/Malbec/Cab Franc/Petit Verdot
Alexander Valley, Sonoma
Aged 18 months. 45% New Oak. 60 gallon French Oak Barrels
Bordeaux Blend 2019, Aperture
40% Malbec/32% Merlot/14% Cabernet Sauvignon/10% Cabernet Franc/4% Petit Verdot
Jesse Katz has, in a remarkably short period of time, made himself into one of the most respected wine professionals in California. He was the first winemaker ever to be included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, a Wine Enthusiast 40 Under 40 Tastemaker, and had been named a Wine Spectator “Rising Star.”
This wine is composed of all hillside vineyards which helps to keep berry size down and concentration strong. The sites are south and southeast facing for the early ripening varietals.