Grand Valley AVA

Named for the world’s largest flattop mountain, our 2001 Grand Mesa is an opulent blend with an elegant, richly textured and lingering finish. Grand Mesa is a special reserve, estate-grown blend of grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), Cabernet Franc (31%) and Merlot (29%). The grapes were harvested by hand and fermented in small lots with gentle handling.

The wine’s multi-layer flavors are redolent of ripe berry and deep cherry notes laced with smoke, leather and cedar. This supple wine presents a generous velvety structure with complex oak tones of spice and vanilla, resulting in a wine that is intensely complex, yet silky, rich and firm.


harvest
September 2001

Aging
32 months

storage
French oak &
American oak barrels
bottling
August 2004

quantity
306 cases

statistics
15.27% Alc, pH 3.70
TA 6.0 sg/l