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2016 - Fantasia

Inspired by the “fantasy wines” of Tuscany, Fantasia (fahnta ZEE ah) is a blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Cabernet with its weight provides good structure and balance allowing the Sangiovese to retain its bright tones. Medium bodied, it finishes with great flair and length.

Vintage Notes The near-perfect 2016 growing season started early, saw ideal weather conditions throughout and wrapped up as the valley's first significant fall rainstorm arrived on October 14. Thanks to a relatively steady and mild July and August and then a series of warm days at the end of the growing season, vineyards were able to progress to perfect ripeness. Tasting Notes Smooth and easy, this wine exhibits hints of baking spices on the nose, and flavors of blackberry, plum, and dark cherry. Medium-bodied, nice acidity with a smooth, lingering finish.
  • Varietal 58% Sangiovese
    42% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • Vineyard 58% Soda Creek Ranch
    42% Silverado Vineyard
  • Harvest Info October 1 – 7, 2016
    24.3° Brix
  • Skin Contact Average 22 days of skin contact
  • Oak Profile 14 months barrel age
    24% new oak
    New oak profile: 100% French
    Overall oak profile: 100% French
  • Analysis 14.5% Alcohol
    6.12 g/L TA
    3.45 pH
    0.04 % Rs