BOLD Wine Co. Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles 2021
Hand-harvested at night. Upon entering the winery, the grapes are hand-sorted and then destemmed. For the Cabernet Sauvignon, a 6-day cold soak is followed by a native yeast fermentation in stainless steel. The Malbec and Petit Verdot came off the vine on the same day and we decided on a native co-ferment path.
Post-fermentation, several of the lots were allowed a 30 to 45-day extended maceration while undergoing malo, refining the tannins. After aging for 15 months in mostly neutral barriques, the wines were racked and blended, and then bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Homan yields a very red-fruited expression of Cabernet, Mindy’s tends to bring blue and black fruits to a blend, and the two sites complement each other well. Red currants, blue plums, black cherries, granite, and a light touch of refreshing mintiness are supported by firm-yet-smooth tannins.
Paso Robles AVA
San Luis Obispo County
Sand and clay layered over calcareous shale
Sustainable, Organic Year 2, 5-15+ years vine age
86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot
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