A small, exclusive bottling that began in 2009 to honor legendary William A. Hewitt. Made from eight to ten of the most expressive and beautifully balanced barrels of Hewitt Vineyard. These are marked as favorite barrels each vintage with a double plus sign. (++) Partial in barrel fermentation developed the plush, opulent texture. "This is the Sofia Loren of Cabernets," says winemaker Trevor. Decant to release the full spectrum of flavors and textures.
Barrel Aging: 21 months, 100% French Oak (81% New)
Varietal Composition: 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot
Production: 200 cases
“This is all about seamless tannins that melt into the wine. Shows fantastic deep and beauty. Gorgeous, focused fruit and a long, flavorful finish. Love the complexity of currants, moss and black olives. Wonderful length and intensity. Tiny production. Drink or hold.” - James Suckling, May 2018