2005 Reininger Cima

2005 Reininger Cima
Walla Walla Valley

Technical Information2005 Reininger Cima | Walla Walla Valley

Pepper Bridge and Seven Hills Vineyards
50% Sangiovese
16% Cabernet Sauvignon
17% Merlot
17% Petit Verdot
84% French Oak
12% American Oak
4% Russian Oak
(12% New Oak)
Bottled May 2009
pH 3.79
Total acidity 5.6 g/L
Cases Produced 290

Tasting Notes
Style: Super Wallan – developed by Chuck Reininger by combining the blending style of Sangiovese and Bordeaux varietal grapes known as Super Tuscan, with the aging style of Brunello di Montalcino Riserva requiring five years of aging.

Five years of patience and aging has brought the advent of Cima, the marriage of a Tuscan bride who discovered her Bordeaux lover in the folds of the Walla Walla Valley earth. Sumptuous velvet tannins embrace the brightness of sour cherry, the strength of dark plum and the youthful adventure of blackberry to brush ones sole with gentle comfort and wisdom, similar to the affectionate touch of a grandmother’s hand.

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