2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Stoltz Block®
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2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Stoltz Block®
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Stoltz Block®

Black cherry, warm cassis and vanilla along with silky tannins. Complexity and layering are present in the mid-palate. Notes of smoke, new leather, tart cherry and pomegranate intertwined with dusty tannins and cocoa.


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About This Item

 Awarded Gold Medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition 2018 and Double Gold Medal and Best of Show Ohio Grown Red at the Ohio Wine Competition 2019.   

From the Vineyard:
The 2016 growing season afforded dry growing conditions with ample sunshine and high temperatures. The vines were trimmed in late January with a focus to keep bud count low. After bud break arrived in late April, we implemented a number of cultural practices to maintain optimal vine health. Select leaves were removed from the vines twice during July and August, ensuring additional sun exposure to the clusters. During early Veraison, some grape clusters were discarded from each plant to adjust the crop load. The culmination of the lengthy growing season and our cultural practices allowed for ideal ripening conditions, leading to an exceptional hand harvest of our Stoltz Block® Cabernet Sauvignon on October 24, 2016.