Phase V

Dark and powerful on the nose, the wine is so surprisingly seductive as the texture is delicate and the tannins refined. Expressing high tones of spices and dark fruit, the mouthful feels gravelly, juicy; with tar, nutmeg, red peppers and licorice flavors. Another very distinctive wine.

Winemaking details

  • VINTAGE: 2013
  • APPELLATION: Napa Valley
  • ALCOHOL: 16.88%
  • BARREL AGING: 24 months in 93% new French oak
  • PRODUCTION:148 cases
  • HARVEST DATE: September 10th, 2013
  • WINEMAKER: Philippe Melka
  • YIELDS PER ACRE: 3.2 Tons
  • FERMENTATION: Fermented in stainless steel tanks and French oak puncheons
  • COOPERAGE: Demptos, Baron, Taransaud

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