Tasting Notes

Serious and brooding notes of Blackberry, blueberry, licorice, sassafras, marjoram and talc. The palate is velvety in texture and rich with black raspberry and a hint of cocoa nib.

Technical Notes

Varietals: 58% Cabernet Franc; 36% Merlot; 6% Cabernet Sauvignon

Fruit Sources: Santa Margarita Vineyard, Santa Margarita, CA

Oak Aging: 17 Months 33% new French oak


Total Alcohol: 14.1

PH: 3.46

TA: 8.46

Cases Produced: 101

Bottled: February 2015

Released: February 2015

Retail: $35


Printable Spec Sheet: 2013 abbot Spec Sheet