Our 2012 OKD Cabernet Sauvignon is a tour de force of plum, currant and black cherry.
An expansive full bodied wine with beautifully integrated acidity and tannins, rich and
multidimensional with a luscious finish.
The grapes are sourced from our estate vineyards on Orchard Avenue in the Oak Knoll
District Appellation of Napa Valley, a prime Cabernet Sauvignon growing region. The
Oak Knoll District benefits from an ideal climate featuring morning fog and cool nights.
These moderating influences produce one of the longest growing seasons in the Napa
Valley, allowing the grapes time to develop concentrated flavors while maintaining
The 2012 vintage is one of the best in recent history. Ideal weather during the growing
season culminating at the end of September with a cool period which allowed for intense
flavor development without sugar accumulation producing balanced and ripe fruit of
extraordinary color and flavor.
lots were carefully chosen to create the 2012 OKD Cabernet Sauvignon which is 100%
Bottled May 2014.
The grapes were picked by hand, in small lots, at the peak of ripeness, hand sorted,
destemmed, cold soaked, fermented to dryness and gently pressed.
The wine was then
aged 18 months in a combination of 40% new French and 60% neutral oak barrels.
Pair with: rack of lamb with fig vinaigrette,
classic boeuf bourguignon or duck breast with cherry pepper sauce.