The Tortoise Creek Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from sustainably farmed vineyards in Monterey (50%), Paso Robles (40%) and Clarksburg (10%). The growing methods and harvest strategy are the same for each wine in the blend but since each region ripens at different times they are harvested by block and fermented separately. The grapes are harvested at night when it is coolest. The grapes are cold soaked for 48 hours followed by about a seven-day fermentation. During the fermentation the juice is pumped over the skins 3 times per day and after 10 days it is drained and the skins are gently pressed and then combined with the fermented juice. When fermentation is complete, the different lots are combined and go through 100% malolactic fermentation. The wine is then aged for about 16 months in French oak.
ROUND, BLACK CHERRY, VANILLA Sourced from sustainably farmed vineyards, this wine displays classic flavors of red and black cherries, supported by vanilla and cedar nuances. It is beautifully balanced with both fruit and soft tannins.
A PERFECT POUR, EVERY TIME Wine on tap is better for profits and better for the planet. Premium wine in kegs never sees oxygen so it’s guaranteed fresh. The 130th glass is as fresh as the first no matter how long it takes to empty the barrel. All items filled in 19.5L stainless steel reusable kegs from Free Flow, Napa, CA. Requires a Sankey D fitting.
RS: 2.25 G/L