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Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

2014 special selection reserve cabernet sauvignon 

Progeny’s Special Selection Reserve (S.S.R.) consists of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. We aged our eighth vintage 20 months in French oak barrels, followed by 12 months in our 25 hectoliter Oval Oak Tank. The S.S.R finishes with 36 months of bottle aging before release. This wine captures the prime essence of the Mt. Veeder appellation by demonstrating its power and long aging capability.

Showcasing a dark ruby red, mostly opaque center with a vibrant red hue, expresses aromas of dense black fruits and oiled leather, opening to a bouquet of caramelized brown sugar, mocha, and dried mission fig. On the palate, the S.S.R. features succulent black and blue fruit compote, currants, dried tobacco leaf, and earth layers. Elegant and complex with a broad texture, high tension, and bold tannins, the S.S.R. will provide years of dining pleasure – particularly with bold dishes featuring beef, lamb, or salmon. This wine exhibits impeccable balance. Though gorgeous now, this wine will age gracefully in the cellar for another 20+ years.

Varietals:            Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)
Appellation:       Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley
Vineyard:              Woolls Ranch

 

Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

2015 Mt. Veeder Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

The 2015 vintage was characterized throughout Napa Valley by low yields and extremely high quality. The 2015 cuvée was aged 22 months in French oak and 24 months in bottle reflecting Progeny’s approach to extended aging prior to release for all its wines. The color is inky purple with an opaque center, enticing and bright aromas of blackberries, mixed blue fruits, rose petal, burnt sugar and pencil shavings. Flavors of wild huckleberry, plum, black currant and graphite integrate smoothly finishing with great freshness and refined tannins.    

Varietals            Cabernet Sauvignon (78%), Malbec (8%), Merlot (6%),
                                St. Macaire (6%) and Cabernet Franc (2%)

Appellation       Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley
Vineyard:         Woolls Ranch

 

Trinity Rouge

2015 Trinity Rouge

Aged for 22 months in French oak and 24 months in bottle, the fourth vintage of Trinity Rouge utilizes traditional Southern red Rhône varieties growing on our Estate. Dark red center with a purple hue, the aromas carry deep notes of dried black fig, plum, smoky bacon, and hibiscus tea notes. Explosive flavors of smoked raspberry preserves, cedar, cherry and a touch of white pepper cascade to a vibrant finish with a full mouthfeel of dusty tannins.

Varietals            Syrah (40%), Grenache (38%), Mourvèdre (12%)
                                  and Counoise (10%)
Appellation       Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley
Vineyard:           Woolls Ranch

 

Trinity Blanc

2016 Trinity Blanc

This non-malolactic wine was sur lie aged with bâtonnage in stainless steel, concrete and a touch of French oak barrels for a rich and balanced mouthfeel. In appearance, this wine is medium straw yellow with a green hue and excellent clarity. Aromas of beeswax, mint, and orange zest intermingle with exotic kiwi notes. Flavors of honeysuckle, Meyer lemon, pineapple, and vanilla cream compliment the lively acidity and rich mouthfeel of this wine.

Varietals            Marsanne (35%), Roussanne (35%), and Viognier (30%)
Appellation       Mt. Veeder, Napa Valley
Vineyard:          Woolls Ranch