The Simple Life Cabernet Sauvignon is a pure, easy-drinking style of Cabernet Sauvignon. It offers bright fruit flavors, a soft palate with smooth texture and very fine tannins. The core of the blend was crafted around the beautiful blackcurrant laced Lodi, California Cabernet Sauvignon fruit from the heart of this fine appellation known for producing seductive and richly flavored red varietals.
The majority of the Cabernet Sauvignon fruit comes from the Clarksburg region of California with additional Cabernet Sauvignon coming from the Schatz and Mettler Family vineyards of Lodi. The wine was blended with a small amount of Petite Sirah (10%) from Wilsons Vineyard in Clarksburg, some Merlot (7%) from Pauli Ranch in Mendocino and just a touch of Tempranillo (1%) from Clarksburg’s Heringer Vineyard adding more softness to round out the final blend. The wine was aged for 12 months with 50% American Oak, 40% French Oak, and 10% Hungarian oak.
Lifted aromas of boysenberry, blackberry, violets and baking spice swirl from the glass. The medium bodied wine is juicy on the palate with lush fruit and a subtle mint chocolate flavor adding depth. The wine offers soft, polished tannins and a lingering, mouthcoating finish.
The Simple Life Philosophy
We treasure this small town, California life and its simple pleasures - like walking downtown and shopping at family-owned grocery stores, cooking with fresh ingredients from local farms, and drinking wine made by our family and friends who have been here for generations. We created these wines for the people that enjoy the simple things in life; friends, family and a glass of wine.