2018 Palmaz Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon "Brasas"

The 2018 vintage of Palmaz Cabernet wines has been noteworthy, the Brasas Cabernet Sauvignon is no exception.  Like the gaucho y caballo it personifies, the wine is elegant yet brawny.  Cassis and huckleberry leap from the glass as aromas of mesquite and sawdust swirl in the air like the gaucho’s boleador - or lasso.  The aromatics transition seamlessly to the palate.  Its dark fruit and wood characteristics balance gracefully with raw, earthy tannins.  The wine’s bold entrance is followed by a lingering and triumphant finish - much like our gaucho riding off into the sunset over the endless plains.  Although stunning now, this wine will continue to age over the next 10 years.

$115

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2018 Label

OAK:

95% New French Oak
Aged 18 months

BLEND:

78.29% Cabernet Sauvignon
21.05% Malbec
0.66% Petit Verdot

ANALYTICS:

14.8% Alcohol
3.63 pH
4.4 g/L Total Acid

BOTTLING:

April 2020
1,484 cases produced

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