Appearance is garnet red with purple hues. Oakville is one of the most desirable mid-valley appellations, in the climatic center of Napa Valley Brooding fruit and firm structure, extra-long finish. The fruit has barrel notes of spice and vanilla. The palate is firm and has long tannin structure. The 2017 growing season was an early vintage in the Napa Valley due to Labor Day heat. We had good balance on the fruit wire. This is a year that saw harvest complete by October 6.
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