Jackson Estate Napa Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Deeply aromatic with blue and black fruit tones and mineral notes. Our Napa Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon us extremely youthful and very ageworthy. Because of the chilling conditions, the Napa Mountain region produces Cabernet berries that are abnormally small, resulting in intense concentrated flavors and extremely dark color.
Mount Veeder is the largest AVA and one of only five mountain appellations within Napa Valley. The bay breezes cool the mountain, resulting in a Bordeaux-like climate. Harvest is usually the last in the valley, sometimes stretching into November.
Elevation: 1240-1826 feet
Soil: Weathering volcanic rock that builds the shallow, igneous rock and loam, laced with gray volcanic pumice outcroppings.
Climate: Cooler due to elevation and lower Napa Valley location. Mediterranean climate in uence from the San Pablo and San Francisco Bays.