2007 Helix Cabernet Sauvignon

2007 Helix Cabernet Sauvignon
Columbia Valley

Technical Information2007 Helix Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley bottle

Vineyards
Phinny Hill, Pepper Bridge, Stone Tree and Weinbau Vineyards
Blend
84% Cabernet Sauvignon
8% Petit Verdot
8% Cabernet Franc
Cooperage
67% French, 25% American, 8% Russian
(30% new)
Bottled July 2009
pH 3.72
Total acidity .61 g/100ml
Cases Produced 585

Tasting Notes
A monster wine known as “Jack the Gripper,” armed with cutting tannins dripping with deep garnet red.  Jammy-grape, cassis, plum and coffee grinds slash at your palate then linger like a cigar to be soothed by a salve of dried, dark fruit and coconut.

-Chuck Reininger, Winemaker