Ideology 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate, Oak Knoll, Napa Valley

Ideology 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate, Oak Knoll, Napa Valley



here's ideology this is their estate bottled Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 from the Oak Knoll district in Napa Valley ideology estate it's a very small 15 acre vineyard in Oak Knoll on the west side near Maya camus mountains so geography Napa Valley has several of these alluvial fans where the runoff from the mountains strain down into the valley and left different different amounts of dirt and silt sand soil and rock and and they spread out and these fans that are where a lot of these vineyards are now planted now the alluvial fan that this vineyard is on is the same one that spreads all the way up to Oakville that the the toca LAN is on but these fans are significant because this is where you get the really good drainage in the soil because the smallest particles come through the end and then you get this good the soil with this good drainage and the roots have to go deep and the vines have to struggle so you get naturally lower yields and more concentrated grapes on these vines so also obviously 15 acres a very small production of this one it's less than a thousand cases 100% Cabernet they have four different clothes growing on this horse though they aged the line for 20 months in 100% French oak there's free grows on this a while so getting big big black cherry notes well with lots of black currants cocoa some sweet sweeter berry notes too like blueberry in here a little bit of a mineral note in here and also a nice nice big nose on this that's really good really nice mouth-filling quality to this wine tannins are nice and polished supple on the palate lots of flavors coming through black cherry notes dark chocolate notes black currants some of those nice little mineral you know it's dusty minerality and yeah even some of those sort of sweeter berry notes and it wandering so 2014 to advantage obviously this wines had a couple few years bottle age and it's drinking beautifully definitely can see this going another five plus years and just delivering dynamite dynamite drinking a beer you

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