2017 Rotor Head Red

"Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.
This wine is named in honor of those courageous helicopter crews who have hovered into the jaws of death to save their countrymen. You truly have a flavor for life the protected will never know."

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation
Templeton Gap District
Vineyard Designation
Carly's Vineyard
Harvest Date
September 7, 2017
Sugar
0
Acid
5.8
pH
3.59
Aging
24 months neutral oak
Fermentation
Cold soak for 4 days; 100% whole-berry and fermented 20 days on skins in open top stainless steel tanks
Bottling Date
March 1, 2019
Residual Sugar
0
Alcohol %
14
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Planted in 1998, our Estate vineyard, “Carly’s Vineyard” is own rooted, dry farmed, head trained two acres of Cabernet Sauvignon and two acres of Sangiovese. Planted in Lockwood/Series (Fine loamy) soils with large Salinas river cobblestone rock naturally in the rows and in between each vine.
Production
100 cases produced
Product Reviews
Jeff Murray's Gravatar
Jeff Murray
(Jun 4, 2019 at 7:00 AM)
I bought some for the label, opened it and my eyes popped out. Great stuff. My VN helicopter unit is having a reunion this October, I'm bringing my last bottle with me. I'd bring a case if it were available.

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