Wente Vineyards - Heritage Block Charles Wetmore Cabernet Sauvignon 2011Red Wine
Available 19th Aug 2016
One of the Livermore Valley's most prominent pioneers, Charles Wetmore is honored with our finest expression of the noble Cabernet Sauvignon. The descendants of vines Wetmore brought from France in the 19th century thrive today in the gravelly loam soils of our estate vineyards between the Arroyo del Valle and the Arroyo Mocho, streams flowing from the southern hills of the Livermore Valley. From their origins in Margaux in the 1880's to the present, only the best of these Cabernet Sauvignon vines have been selected for each new generation planted. And they are prized for making wines with intensity, depth of flavour, and rich, lush body.
Charles Wetmore Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas and flavours of black cherry, chocolate, green olive and hints of tobacco and clove. With balanced acidity and a round mouthfeel, this wine delivers a smooth, long-lasting finish.