2014 North Fork Blend
The North Fork enjoyed a long and dry summer which allowed the grapes to ripen and mature at a steady and uninterrupted pace, resulting in wines of balance and intensity. This North Fork Blend, comprises of 64% Merlot, 20% Cabernet franc, and 16% Petit Verdot.
Rustic and rich, yet complex and elegant, this blend highlights the distinctive terroir of the North Fork, by showcasing elements of cranberry, black currant, baking spice, and tobacco. Powerful yet age-worthy, this blend shows feisty while young, and will continue to develop in the cellar over the next 20 years.
Appellation: North Fork of Long Island, New York
Residual Sugar: Dry
Fermentation Vessel: Tank and Open Top T-Bin
Aging Vessel: Hungarian and French oak, 35% new
Malolactic Fermentation: Yes
Cases produced: 720