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2018 Claret Details

2018 Claret

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$480.00 per Case
 
 : Black currants, vanilla bean, hint of strawberry and plum skin. Swirling brings up blackberry, dark spice, and sandalwood. The palate is ripe and dense with great texture. Sweet muddled black fruits, some savory spice, super fine tannins, and a beautiful finish.

Vineyard Designation

Sams Valley

Vineyard Notes

For over 100 years, our family has been devoted to Oregon agriculture. Our history reflects a pioneering spirit, indefatigable work ethic and responsible land stewardship. The distinctive climate and soil composition of our vineyard lend to the intense complex flavors in Cliff Creek Cellars wines.

Production Notes

238 Cases

Pairings

These elements pair wonderfully with the gamey, robust intensity of the grilled beef. This is especially true in the case of dry aged beef and older Claret.

Awards

Bronze Medal - San Francisco International Wine Competition

Wine Profile

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Vintage 2018
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Merlot, Cab Sav, Cab Franc
Varietal Composition 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation Rogue Valley
Harvest Date October 2018
Aging 3 years in bottle
Barrel Aging 22 Months 85% French 15% American Oak
Ageability 10 years
Fermentation Stainless steel
Bottling Date 6/18/2020
Alcohol % 13.6
Size 750 ml