Niner Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles 2018 - 750ml

$ 45.00

92 Points Wine Enthusiast 

This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon Niner farms at both Heart Hill Vineyard and Bootjack Ranch. In 2018 they hand harvested the grapes throughout the month of October. This slow, methodical harvest allowed them to capture the complex spectrum of flavors that Cabernet Sauvignon is revered for: dark cherry, brushy herbs, chalky tannins and full-bodied fruit. Niner de-stemmed the grapes and fermented them in stainless steel tanks. A portion of the fruit was co-fermented with Petit Verdot. Only free-run juice was used in the bottling and Niner aged it in 50% new French Oak barrels for 21 months before bottling.
Blend: 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot    

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The majority of grapes for this wine were grown at Bootjack Ranch. Located in the Geneseo district of Paso Robles, the vineyard has two distinct soil profiles: expansive flats of calcareous soils (ancient crustacean remains) and rolling hills of sandy loam. The flat sections have high lime content, while the hillsides are well draining. Warm days and cool nights encourage development of classic, dark cherry flavors to create an elegant and classic expression of Cabernet Sauvignon. IN THE VINEYARD it was a long growing season marked with a couple of heat spikes as we approached harvest season. Luckily the vines at Bootjack Ranch faired very well through the heat and continued into a moderate end to the growing season. The result was long hang-times and wonderfully complex fruit with lower sugar levels. The majority of this wine came from blocks 10 and 2, the two oldest blocks in the vineyard. IN THE WINERY This wine exhibits the benefits of an all estate process as our years of experience with farming Cabernet at Bootjack has allowed us to develop the best fermentation and barreling techniques to highlight the unique characteristics of the site. A portion of the wine went through a stressed, warm maceration period to extract fruit characteristics, while the rest went through extended maceration at lower temperatures to add finesse and elegance. Petit Verdot and Malbec add length and structure to the finished blend.

VINEYARD: 80% Bootjack Ranch & 20% Heart Hill Vineyard

TA: 6.2 g/l

pH: 3.7

Barrel Aged 26 months, 43% New French Oak

CLONES: 33, 35, 169, 337, 15, 4, 8, 31 

ROOT STOCK: 1103P, 5BB, 101-14

Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Paso Robles
Ratings 92 WE
Varietal(s) 88% Cabernet Sauvignon
9% Malbec
3% Petit Verdot
Color Red
ABV 13.9%
Vintage 2018
Size 750ml
Closure Cork

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Adult signature will be required at time of delivery.

By placing an order through our website you are affirming that you are at least 21 years of age and that someone 21 and over will sign for the package.

We ship FedEx to all states that we can ship to except for: PA, NJ, TX, VT & MI. 

TX, NJ & MI please allow additional time to receive deliveries as we need to use a smaller shipping carrier to those 2 states.

If you specify we can ship to a FedEx location to be held for pickup at no additional charge (except for PA, NJ, TX, VT, LA). You can search for the nearest FedEx location (no drop boxes) by clicking here and use that as your shipping address. Most Walgreens locations will now hold wine orders for you (state of LA excluded). They will come up in the search results at www.fedex.com/locate/ if that service is available to you. 

General Shipping Policies:

It is ideal for the package to be received on the first delivery attempt especially when the weather is warm or extremely cold. We cannot ship to PO Boxes.

 

“All alcoholic beverages purchased from this site are sold in the

state of Florida and title passes to the buyer in Florida. Craft &
Curd makes no representation to the legal rights of anyone to ship or
import alcoholic beverages into any state outside of Florida. The
buyer is solely responsible for the shipment of alcoholic beverage
products. By placing an order with Craft & Curd, buyer authorizes
Craft & Curd to act on buyer’s behalf to engage a common carrier to
deliver buyer’s order.”

Return Policy:

Shipping wine around the country is very expensive. We charge about a third less than what it actually costs us. If you need to return your order (or if the wine gets returned back to us because you were unable to receive it after 3 attempts and you didn't email us to make other arrangements), we need to collect a return shipping fee that is up to double the amount of the shipping you paid. Upon receiving the wine back we will refund for the wine minus the initial shipping cost. In the event that we make a mistake we work with you to fix whatever went wrong at no additional cost to you.  

Please contact info@craftcurd.com with any additional questions.

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