Daily Wine 6/28/2017

Colgin IX Estate 10
A saturated and intense Bordeaux Blend with dark fruits and sweet, exotic aromatics of licorice, cassis, chocolate, tobacco, and mocha. Velvety tannins, high complexity, and savory finish.

Daily Wine 6/28/17:

Colgin Cellars – IX Estate – Red Wine – Napa Valley – 2010

  • An extremely ageworthy and super-complex Bordeaux Blend comprised of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, and 6% Petit Verdot.
  • The number IX refers to the parcel number and the date that Ann and Joe Colgin were married, September 9th.
  • Vines in the vineyard are starting to get old enough to produce consistent wines each year. 2010 was an excellent vintage for both richness and balance.
  • The IX Estate Vineyard is located above Lake Hennessey on the Pritchard Hill area of St. Helena. It is 20-acres and ranges from 1150-1350 feet in elevation. The soils are rocky volcanic and has an incredible amount of sun exposure throughout the day.
  • Ann Colgin founded Colgin Cellars in 1992 and has created a world-renowned reputation for California’s small production hand-crafted producers.
  • Vintners: Ann Colgin and Joe Wender
  • Winemaker: Allison Tauziet
  • Vineyard Manager: David Abreu
  • Pair this with steak.
*Colgin Cellars does not publicly display their address so neither will I.
IX Estate Vineyard
St. Helena
St. Helena, Napa Valley, California

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