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Auspicion Cabernet 750ml

Auspicion Cabernet 750ml


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100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Auspicion is a proprietary label created by Opici Wines that symbolizes the
mystical connection between us, yet celebrates our own unique individuality. Fresh
and fruit-forward selections are produced using grapes sourced from the fi nest
vineyards across northern California. The brand features two popular varietals
that are sure to delight every consumer palate. Brought to you by the Opici
family, this collection embodies their tradition of delivering top quality wines at an
excellent value.

Tasting Notes: Classic in structure and fi nesse, Auspicion Cabernet highlights lush red and
black berry fruit that build with a touch of chocolate, toffee and vanilla on a silky,
lingering fi nish. Enjoy with pasta, chicken, grilled meats and a variety of cheeses.

Region: Napa, Lodi, Paso Robles, California, USA
Year Planted: 2005-2007
Soil Composition: Limestone, clay, marl and marine sandstone with
mineral deposits
Training Method: Bilateral Cordon with VSP(vertical shoot positioning)

Planting Density: 5,100 vines/hectare
Elevation: 125-300 meters
Exposure: South/Southeastern
Practices: Sustainable farming techniques, no use of harmful chemicals or pesticides.

Harvest: Gently-harvested throughout September as each vineyard site reaches optimal ripeness
Fermentation: Freshly harvested grapes are gently pressed and
destemmed before transfer to stainless steel tanks. A long, warm maceration ensues over the course of the next 3-4 days for maximum color and flavor extraction. Occasional punching down of the cap increases concentration and texture. The wine is
racked into used French oak barrels and ages for 10- 12 months before bottling.

Technical Data:
Alcohol: 13.5%
pH: 3.85
Acidity: 4.4 grams/L
Residual Sugar: 4.9 grams/L