ELEVEN Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
ON A SCALE OF ONE TO TEN, THIS CANNONBALL DESERVES AN ELEVEN.
ELEVEN is considered a Master Number. A Master Number represents something well above and beyond the mundane. It connotes instinct, charisma, dynamic capability and an overwhelming desire to produce something extraordinary. These are the truths we channel in crafting the Cannonball ELEVEN wines. Sourced from a Sonoma Valley vineyard perched on a steep hillside, where intensely rocky soils and elevations of 600 feet and higher coalesce to yield tiny, darkly pigmented berries. The Sonoma Valley fruit is framed and tamed by our Alexander Valley vineyard, nestled in the mild climate of the southern Alexander Valley. Each lot is fermented and aged separately in barrel for 14 months, then blended and aged a further 10 months as an ensemble. The final blend is comprised of nearly equal parts from each region, displaying a purple core of luscious juicy ripe black fruits, blueberry, peppered meats, and rich earthen notes. Excellent balance and structure complimented by firm acidity and soft integrated tannins.