2018 North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon | Enfield Wine Co. | Winestyr

2018 North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon

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Appellation: North Coast AVA

By: Enfield Wine Co.

In: Napa, CA

750mL / 13.2% ABV

Winestyr Review

This is a brand new wine from John Lockwood and it's one of the most compelling Cabernet Sauvignon examples we've tried all year. Fashioned after Cabernets of yonder days, when the grape could be rich and expressive without clocking in above 14% alcohol by volume, this wine is bottled unfined and unfiltered to give you a clear picture of the terroir at work here.

What We Love

  • Acclaimed winemaking
  • Throwback style of Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Cellar or drink now

As the winemaker says, "drink this in the presence of laughter."

Experience

John Lockwood started in the California wine industry in 2004 working at Heron Lake vineyard. He went on to work harvests at Littorai, Bodega Melipal in Argentina, and Failla Wines. He started Enfield Wine Co. in 2010 as small side-project while still working at Failla, and in 2013 Enfield became a full time project. Driven by soil first, Enfield seeks out vineyards that possess a distinct and powerful sense of place – across region, grape variety, and vine age. Working with small vineyards and independent growers, every step of the process is guided by the intent to maximize this character of terroir. Grapes are harvested for balance and the wines are all given the chance to ferment naturally. The wines have been met with serious critical acclaim and we're excited to have them in our portfolio.

Winery

John Lockwood started in the California wine industry in 2004 working at Heron Lake vineyard. He went on to work harvests at Littorai, Bodega Melipal in Argentina, and Failla Wines. He started Enfield Wine Co. in 2010 as small side-project while still working at Failla, and in 2013 Enfield became a full time project. Driven by soil first, Enfield seeks out vineyards that possess a distinct and powerful sense of place – across region, grape variety, and vine age. Working with small vineyards and independent growers, every step of the process is guided by the intent to maximize this character of terroir. Grapes are harvested for balance and the wines are all given the chance to ferment naturally. The wines have been met with serious critical acclaim and we're excited to have them in our portfolio.

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