Joel Gott Napa Valley Cab GOTT#16
The GOTT 2016 Napa Valley Cabernet has aromas of black cherries, blueberries, plum and black licorice with notes of cedar spice and toasted oak. The wine opens with dark, roasted black and blue fruit flavors followed by soft, velvety tannins on the mid-palate, which are balanced by an elegant structure and a long finish.
Across California, the 2016 growing season started off with an early bud break followed by a warm spring, with moderate summer temperatures and cooler than usual nights in July and August. Optical sorting was done to ensure only the best berries go through to the fermentation process. The fruit was picked at its optimal ripeness delivering Cabernet Sauvignon fruit with rich, ripe flavor, tannins and structure. Following harvest, the wine was aged for 22 months, in 100% new French oak.
Following harvest, the wine was aged for 22 months, in 100% new French oak.
99% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Merlot