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Happy Canyon
2013 Reserve
Cabernet Sauvignon

This 2013 vintage is from a low vigor block in the warmer Happy Canyon appellation, on the Los Padres side of Hwy 154. Happy Canyon, located in the north-east Santa Ynez Valley, is one of six Santa Barbara County AVAs.

It is described as a bucolic canyon of hillside vineyards. Differentiated from the rest of Santa Barbara County, it has decidedly hotter temperatures and a high-magnesium mineral terroir.

These unique factors and micro- climate make this area suitable for producing Bordeaux varietals with concentrated flavors and a ripe fruit quality that has been difficult to achieve in the cooler areas of Santa Barbara County.

Winemaker's comments: Our best example of Happy Canyon Cabernet Sauvignon. A 50 day extended maceration builds texture and length to an already dense fruiy

Suggested Retail 50.00/750ml

2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 50.00


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HARVEST
Oct. 8, 16 2013
Sugar: 25.2 Brix

VINEYARDS
21% McGinley
75% Star Lane
4% Petit Verdot Curtis

WINE
Barrels: 4
25% new French oak
Total Acid: .67
pH: 3.45
Alcohol: 14%
Sugar: Dry

Bottled: April 21, 2015

Production: 90 cases