Taub Family 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley

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Description

Taub Family Vineyards was born out of a dream four generations in the making. It’s a story that began during a pivotal time in U.S. wine history, just days after Prohibition was repealed, and one that is far from completion. The latest chapter is now unfolding as Proprietor Marc D. Taub and his son Jake explore some of California’s most exciting appellations.The grapes for this wine are sourced from the Rahn vineyard in the Howell Mountain AVA. The Cabernet Sauvignon clones are 337, 191 and 4. The vineyard has deep, well-drained, porous, nutrient lean, rocky volcanic soils composed of crumbly white, decomposed volcanic ash along with red, iron-laden clay.Grapes were hand-harvested, destemmed, and hand-sorted. A pre fermentation cold soak lasts for 3-5 days, followed by 14 days of fermentation with 3 daily pump-overs. Fermented to dry on skins with an additional 7 to 14 days extended maceration to optimize the flavor, mouthfeel, and tannin structure of the wine. Drained, pressed, and…

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