2017 South Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Stags Leap District
A wine of powerful concentration and depth, brooding and dramatic. It is Cabernet Sauvignon at a virtuoso level.
Our South Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard rests on one of the most picturesque spots on the entire Chimney Rock estate. If you look to the north of this hill, the majestic Palisades ominously tower above you. If you turn to the south, our beloved Tomahawk vineyard is just a few steps away. It is a site worthy of contemplation not only for its beauty, but also for admiring the diversity in the terrain of our vineyards.
In 2017, the Cabernet produced from this vineyard was as equally stunning as its site. Although this vineyard was planted in 1995, this is only the fifth vintage of its own bottling. South Hill is a wine of powerful concentration and depth, brooding and dramatic in nature. It is Cabernet Sauvignon at a virtuoso level. Give a standing ovation for our young star.
AROMA: Aromas of blackberry and black currant with hints of powdered cocoa and vanilla.
FLAVOR: This is a full bodied wine with a rich,