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2015 The Pearl
Cabernet Franc

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Wine Specs
Varietal
Cabernet Franc
Appellation
Yakima Valley
Alcohol %
14.1

2015 The Pearl

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$72.00
 
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The 2015 vintage was one of the hottest and most unusual growing seasons that the Pacific Northwest had seen in quite some time, starting as early as August 12th and finishing up on September 23rd. At the start of September, Mother Nature greeted us with much cooler temperatures, which slowed ripening just enough to space harvesting out and get the crew rested for Labor Day. This came as a high contrast to the hottest summer on record. With these conditions fruit was riper and richer than cooler vintages and coming off the vine full of flavor.

While harvested early in late August the 27th – we made multiple passes in the vineyard to gently remove small green berries that refused to color up.  The fruit was beautiful: 24.4 Brix, 5g/L, 3.62 pH all very much showing great balance.  Rich and velvety with nice forest floor aromas and silky with lingering bright berry flavors.  The most approachable Pearl Block Cabernet Franc to date!