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2017 Smith & Hook Proprietary Red Wine Blend Central Coast

America/United States, California
Smith & Hook Proprietary Red Wine Blend Central Coast
Country America/United States
Region California
Appellation Central Coast
Winery Smith & Hook
Vintage 2017
Color Red
Varietal(s) 48% Merlot, 37% Petite Sirah, 9% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc and Zinfandel
¥5,170  (incl. tax)
Country America/United States
Region California
Appellation Central Coast
Winery Smith & Hook
Vintage 2017
Color Red
Varietal(s) 48% Merlot, 37% Petite Sirah, 9% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc and Zinfandel
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Sakura Awards - Double Gold

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Data
Closure Natural Cork
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 14.8%
Product Code HAS4BL--17S
UPC 086788060177
Inventory In Stock
Owning & Enjoying

Tasting notes

Aromas of ripe blackberry and black cherry, balanced with notes of cocoa bean, vanilla and nuanced toasted oak. The refined yet plush palate with flavors of bramble berries, dark fruit, and dried cherry with silky layers of tannins and a hint of slate on the finish.

Pairing

Pairs perfectly with venison, charcuterie board, or roasted chicken.

Production

Viticulture

Located in the Arroyo Seco appellation, the Ste. Philippe Vineyard is in a dry riverbed with sandy loam soils, perfect for growing Merlot, the base of this blend. Petite Sirah, considered the backbone of this blend by Winemaker Megan McCollough, is sourced from two AVAs – Arroyo Seco and San Antonio Valley – both warm growing regions where temperatures foster thick skin and intense structure development. The Malbec is sourced from our Hook Vineyard in the Santa Lucia Highlands, while the Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from the San Antonio Valley.

San Antonio Valley, Arroyo Seco, Santa Lucia Highlands

Vinification

Aged 28 months in 60% new French oak

ACIDITY 6.4 g/L
PH 3.7