Organic Wine

Heitz Cellar Trailside Vineyard (2013)

Product Information

Country: USA

Area: California / Napa Valley

Wine style: Red

Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 14.5

Producer: Heitz Cellar

Serving Temperature(℃): 16-18

Size: 750ml

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Tasting Note
The silky tannins and tightly wound core of this wine are hallmark signs of this vintage’s aging potential. Blackberry, ripe raspberry, cassis liqueur, and briar notes fill the glass and are complemented by an earthy sweetness that Trailside has become synonymous with. Fresh vanilla, toasted nuts, and baking spice characteristics from the Limousin oak give an elegant life to the ripe fruit notes.

Food Matching Hearty dishes; cassoulets and stews. Foie gras and beef.

Grape variety Cabernet Sauvignon

Biological Certificate Vineyard is Certfed organic by CCOF; Fish Friendly Farming

Terroir/Vinification

Climate Mediterennean
Geology Alluvial
Harvest Manual
Vinification Maceration lasts for 5-7 days and is fermented in stainless steel tanks at a cool 68F to retain delicate aromatic, then pressed early to avoid extracting harsh tannins.
Aging  9 months in neutral oak tanks, 3 years in 100% new French Limousin oak barrels, followed by 2 years cellared in bottle.
Acidity 6.9
PH 3.5

Accolades

Wine Enthusiast 95 Point!
Wine Spectator 93 Point!

'2014' Vintage
Decanter  97 Point!

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