Our flagship Cabernet, this voluminous wine offers incredible aromas and flavors of blue and black fruit with classic Cabernet nuances of tobacco leaf, graphite, and savory toast.
The 2014 Schrader is supremely rich and dense, with rapturous texture, firm structure, and an astonishingly long finish.
While it was the third consecutive year marked by limited rainfall, the 2014 Vintage offered a perfectly temperate growing season characterized by long, moderate days and cool, clear nights. We began the year with warm spring conditions that gave way to an early budbreak and the consistent, dry weather afforded an optimal fruit set of small berries with incredible concentration. Crop yields were down a bit from 2013, but the quality was magnificent. It was a textbook growing season, every winemaker’s dream.
Clones: 4, 6 and 337
Beckstoffer To Kalon
Aged 20 months in rare Darnajou French oak barrels