Joel Gott No. 815 Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
2017 815 Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas of bright red fruit, black cherry and raspberry with notes of vanilla and white pepper. The wine opens with dark, concentrated fruit flavors, followed by balanced tannins on the mid-palate, and notes of cedar on the long, textured finish.
815 Cabernet Sauvignon reflects what each appellation gives to the wine. Napa Valley lends complexity and Sonoma adds a touch of spice to the blend. Mendocino fruit gives the wine its dark color, rich, ripe berry flavors and tannins. Fruit from the cooler, windy Monterey appellation produces smaller, more concentrated fruit clusters and the warmer Paso Robles appellation offers fruit-forward notes and riper tannins. Rounding out the blend, Lodi fruit is characterized by rich flavor and soft texture. Source fruit from these varied regions throughout California to create an elegant,