Nose of rose petals and violets and beautifully ripened Cabernet fruit. Full-bodied, rich flavors of black cherries, red raspberries and black plum pair with cocoa powder, sweet spices, fresh tobacco and black tea leaf. This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon offers well integrated, silky tannins, bright acidity and a long finish. 160 cases made.
QTR (Quality Time Remaining) is a small, 400 case production of Cabernet Sauvignon from a vineyard located at the base of Howell Mountain. This is just the fourth vintage (third commercial release) crafted by the well-known Phillipe Melka, with Jim Barbour at the vineyard helm. The 2014 vintage offers sweet floral aromas and approachable tannins that speak to the lower elevation of Howell Mountain. 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.