2004 - SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon

In 1968, Harry See planted the Silverado Vineyard to Cabernet Sauvignon. Over the next two decades with careful vine selection and cultivation, the Silverado Clone emerged becoming the only Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon designated as a “Heritage Clone”, by the University of California, Davis. Each year, we honor this select clone designation with SOLO.

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SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage Notes Following wet February weather, warm March temperatures forced early bud break, and unusually dry spring conditions, plus a brief heat spike at the end of April, hastened flowering and kept vine vigor under control. Summer was moderate until picking time when a brief hot spell jump-started what had been a gradual if early, beginning to the harvest.
  • Varietal 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Appellation Stags Leap District
  • Vineyard 100% Silverado Vineyard
  • Harvest Info September 18 and 22, 2004
    25.3° Brix
    Yields of 2.58 tons/acre
  • Skin Contact 16 days of skin contact
  • Oak Profile 16 months barrel age
    32% new oak
    New oak profile: 100% French
    Overall oak profile: 85% French, 15% American
  • Analysis 14.6% Alcohol
    5.80 g/L TA
    3.63 pH
    Bottled September 2006
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