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TNV 2013 Forte Red Wine

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/ 750 mL
SKU: 303390213

Forte pays homage to the fortitude and perseverance of the Trinchero family, whose winemaking heritage in the Napa Valley spans three generations. Forte is a dynamic expression of the region—and of Trinchero Napa Valley.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2013
Varietal
Red Blend
Appellation
Napa Valley
Harvest Date
September 24 - October 23, 2013
Acid
6.0 g/100mL
pH
3.85
Aging
20 months, 100% French oak (60% new)
Alcohol %
14.9
Wine Advocate
93
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
This wine is sustainably sourced from several of our prime estate vineyards throughout the Napa Valley. In crafting this blend, we hand select barrels of Malbec from both our Haystack Vineyard in Atlas Peak and Cloud’s Nest Vineyard in Mount Veeder, two high-elevation regions in Napa Valley. The Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot come from our Central Park West Vineyard in St. Helena and the Merlot comes from Vera’s Vineyard in South Napa.
Production Notes
The 2013 growing season in Napa Valley was preceded by an exceptionally dry winter. It began with an early bud-break, followed by mild spring weather with very little threat of frost. Consistently warm temperatures throughout the summer, coupled with Napa Valley’s signature cool nights and foggy mornings, ensured slow and even ripening of the fruit, with slightly higher yields than previous years. Autumn brought ideal conditions for a smooth harvest, delivering a vintage of exceptional quality.
Winemaker Notes
“This Bordeaux-style blend highlights the incredible selection of estate vineyards at my fingertips and vineyards from a wide range of Napa Valley. A vibrant, elegant red wine, it delivers intricate aromas of lavender and juicy blackberry on the nose. Layered flavors of spiced ripe plum and cassis are revealed across a multi-layered palate, framed by smooth tannins and a voluptuous mouthfeel.” – Mario Monticelli
Other Notes
Varietal Composition: 74% Malbec, 13% Cabernet Franc, 12% Petit Verdot, 1% Merlot
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