2014 Double Barrel
Double Barrel is the smallest blend that we make from our most serious lots of Cabernet Sauvignon. We unapologetically make this wine for collectors and do not expect it to reveal its intense charm and elegance for many years. Our 2014 Double Barrel is made from our Baker Vineyard in the Atlas Peak appellation and the Windy Flats vineyard in the western cliffs of Wooden Valley. Malbec and Petit Verdot broaden the focus and add to the structure. 100% new French oak is necessary to balance and refine bold Cabernet Sauvignon, and even though we know it’s there, all of the oak still plays only a supporting role. With no fining or filtration, this wine is ready to age and grow for a long time.
The 2014 vintage is deep, dark and intense, showing aromas of blackberry, mountain chaparral, dark chocolate, and toasted hazelnuts. The palate is broad and powerful with cassis, blackberry, and pomegranate flavors filling the mid-palate. The tannins are still impressive blending with toffee and chocolate on the finish.
Due to Double Barrel's highly limited production, club discounts do not apply to this wine.