1987 Profile

Varietals

89% Cabernet Sauvignon
11% Cabernet Franc

Appellation

Napa Valley

Alcohol

Flavor Profile

Very similar in style and character to our 1983. Concentrated currants and spice. High notes of vanilla and cassis, with great fruit intensity. Wonderful richness in the palate. Great currant cassis flavors in a well balanced wine with a nuance of raspberry and mint in the finish.

  • Vineyard Notes

    Spottswoode Vinyard, St. Helena, Harvested 9/20/87.

    Staglin Family Vineyard, Rutherford, Harvested 9/30/87.

    Tilting Rock Vineyard, St. Helena, Harvested 9/9/87.

    Frediani Vineyard, Calistoga, Harvested 9/24/87.

    Average Brix at harvest: 23.4.

  • From Winemaker Bob Levy: "Very similar in style...

    “…and character to our 1983. Concentrated currants and spice. High notes of vanilla and cassis, with great fruit intensity. Wonderful richness in the palate. Great currant cassis flavors in a well balanced wine with a nuance of raspberry and mint in the finish.”