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2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

Abela Vineyard

Rutherford / Napa Valley

The Abela vineyard is a small alluvial fan, on which we have planted Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec. This vineyard was replanted to the current vines from 2002 through 2004. The vineyard is well drained, putting more control into the hands of our vineyard and winemaking teams. The wines from Abela boast beautiful structure and color with very refined tannins.

Aromas & Flavors

Torcia Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits aromas of ripe Bing cherries, raspberries and plums along with hints of marjoram and fresh sage. The oak notes are gentle, allowing Abela’s amazing fruit character to shine. The refined tannins provide a robust mouthfeel that tapers gently into a long and lush finish.

Rutherford Map

The Abela vineyard is located on our estate in the Rutherford appellation, which has an unsurpassed reputation for producing world-class Cabernets. The appellation is located in the center of Napa Valley and boasts well-drained soils that promote intense flavors in the finished wine. The unique terroir of the Abela vineyard’s alluvial fan allows our skilled winemaking team to create a delicious wine with amazing fruit character.

  • Alcohol   14.5%
  • pH   3.99
  • TA   0.54 (g/100mL)
  • Barrel Aging   Barrel aged for 18 months
  • Cooperage   97% New oak, French and American
  • Harvest Date   Hand harvested on September 25, 2016
  • Release Date   July 2, 2019
  • Aging Potential   10+ years
  • Cases Produced   100
  • Vineyard Elevation   203 ft.

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