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2009 Claret

$40.00 per Bottle
$480.00 per Case

Tasting Notes

The amethyst jeweled tones of this wine invites you to move into your glass. This wine blossoms with fresh baked berries, violets and wildflowers. Its body, complex and delicate with dark fruits, clove, white pepper, finishing long with a hint of vanilla.

Vineyard Designation

Sams Valley Vineyard

Vineyard Notes

Harvest Dates: Cabernet Sauvignon October 20, 2009 Cabernet Franc November 11, 2009 Merlot November 4, 2009

Production Notes

1/3 New, 1/3 1-3 Years, 1/3 Neutral

Winemaker Notes

Winemaker Joe Dobbes


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Double Gold - Florida State International Gold - Cabernet Shootout Gold - Pacific Rim International Gold - 2015 Oregon Wine Awards Silver - Great NW Wine Silver - Sunset Magazine Silver - San Francisco Chronicle
Vintage 2009
Wine Style Bold Red Wine
Varietal Merlot, Cab Sav, Cab Franc
Varietal Composition 38% Cabernet Sauvignon 35% Cabernet Franc 27% Merlot
Appellation Rogue Valley
Harvest Date See Vineyard Notes
Sugar 22.9
PH 3.3
Barrel Aging 22 Months 95% French 5% American
Bottling Date July 23, 2009
Alcohol % 14.2
Size 750 ml