800-1400 ft (244-427 m). Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot are planted higher. Merlot at the bottom. 64 acres (26 ha) of vineyard in total. About 3,000 cases made. Very rocky, very white and some volcanic ash. Faces south in a bowl. 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22%% Cabernet Franc, 13% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot. Relatively low Cabernet Sauvignon this year. Wild yeast, no acid adjustment. Deep crimson. Complex nose with some tobacco notes. Quite rich and beefy. Lots of potential. A little bit of heat. Bigger than the 2014.
Anticipated maturity: 2020-2035