2014 North Forty Red
Red Wine Blend
Sept. 5 - Oct. 9, 2014
Avg. Brix at Harvest 25.6
New and Used French and American Oak
First Bottling January 2016
The fruit for our 2014 North Forty Red was harvested between Sept. 5 - Oct. 9, 2014 with an average Brix of 25.6. After 7-9 days of fermentation on the skins, the resulting wine was pressed and finished fermentation in Stainless Steel tanks. The wine was then aged on new and used French Oak for approximately 6 months.
For the 2014 North Forty Red, our blend turned out really interesting with 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Petit Verdot, 10% Petite Sirah, 5% Tannat and 5% Ruby Cabernet.
(Jan 16, 2017 at 7:31 PM)
My wife and I enjoyed this wine quite a bit. Its almost tart at first (in a good way) and smooths out really nicely in the finish. One of the best wines we've had recently. Very easy to drink. With or without a meal. Its not sweet or bitter. Its just right. Highly recommended.