The complex, unique terroir of the O’Connell Family Vineyard imparts an unmatched flavor into a wine that is dramatically site specific.
O’CONNELL FAMILY VINEYARDS
OAK KNOLL DISTRICT NAPA VALLEY 2009
A wine that authentically speaks of its terroir- a cooler climate Cabernet Sauvignon that grows in diverse soils from lean gravel/sand to rich loam, surrounded by a diverse ecco-system of flora supporting the overall health of our certified organic vineyard blocks.
Cabernet Sauvignon 95% and Petit Verdot 5%
The signature provocative aromas of blackberry, cassis and plum with exotic undertones of thyme and cedar grab your attention. Add the flavors of cedar, nutmeg, tobacco, and dark chocolate to make this a memorable wine that speaks of its distinctive terroir. Elegantly textured with firm structure.
Located at the southern end of Napa Valley about 5 miles from the San Francisco Bay, at the base of Mount Veeder and on the bank of Dry Creek. Located at the southern end of Napa Valley about 5 miles from the San Francisco Bay, at the base of Mount Veeder and on the bank of Dry Creek. The vineyard was created over millennium by the layers of forces from regional geological events that created complex layered soils.
French Oak Aging: 48 months