86 Points

Pretty, with a suggestion of smoke, this is a mid-weight Cabernet with a side note of tannins. Made from Lodi fruit, just a handful of Malbec added in, it’s loaded most with a taste of black cherry and oaky vanilla, especially on the finish. Wine Spectator

Cabernet Sauvignon

“Cherokee Lane”

Lodi, California (AVA)

“Cherokee Lane” pays tribute to the old stretch of Highway 99 running through the town of Lodi and surrounding vineyards.

Origin/Location

The wine is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon and was sourced from a single sustainably farmed vineyard in Lodi which is located near Sacramento.

Winemaking

Extended maceration was used to add depth, structure and complexity to the wine. The red fermentation tanks are specially designed to give winemakers complete control of the fermentation and rate of extraction. Forty percent of our blend spent a year in a combination of American and French oak barrels. Alcohol: 13.8%

Tasting Notes & Food Paring

Our Cabernet Sauvignon “Cherokee Lane” is loaded with aromas and flavors of red and black cherries supported by vanilla and cedar nuances. It is beautifully balanced with both fruit and tannins. An ideal pairing with grilled meats, sausages or stews.

Resources

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