Second-generation grape farmer Tom Gore will introduce his first Alexander Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon in March, adding a fifth wine to his namesake label: Tom Gore Vineyards.
The 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied, supple-tannin wine, the company reports, marrying the aromas of dark fruit, caramel and tobacco. Aromas follow through in the mouth, delivering concentrated blackberry and plum flavors with a sweet fruit entry and full body.
Grapes were sourced from Alexander Valley vineyards, including Hoffman Ranch in Geyserville. Moderate weather conditions prevailed throughout the summer of 2014 in Sonoma County, providing ideal conditions for developing flavor concentration in these grapes, the company says. Harvest started early and progressed smoothly with the grapes ripening to full maturity.
The 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon aged 18 months in oak barrels and is 14.71% ABV.
This wine will be available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $40 per 750-ml. bottle.