Colgin Cellars - Napa Valley - IX Estate - red - 2017 - 750 ml
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WHAT THE WINEMAKERS ARE SAYING
“IX Estate” is a wine of great power with towering aromatics of dark fruits, savory herbs, and spice. First produced in 2002, “IX Estate” can be enjoyed in youth and ages gracefully for years to come.”
The 2017 “IX Estate” beams from the glass with a feeling of purpose and a sense of place. In its youth, this vintage has continually shown enhanced soil driven aromas such as iron and graphite along with the sappy wild sage that grows in the periphery of this site. Raspberry and marzipan combine with juniper and nutmeg, adding complexity at every sip. The 2017 “IX Estate” offers a balance of firm yet pleasurable structure and a harmonious succulence. The 2017 “IX Estate” retains focus and purity combined with heightened acidity, ensuring it will last for decades.
Colgin Cellars produces exquisitely handcrafted red wines using only the finest neo-classical winemaking methods in concert with small yields, gentle handling, attentive sorting and meticulous blending.Founded by Ann Colgin and releasing its first vintage in 1992, Colgin Cellars has rapidly established a glowing reputation as one of the very finest producers in the Napa Valley, specialising in Cabernet Sauvignon-based blends of stunning brilliance.
Grape Variety: blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot