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Frei Brothers 'Reserve' Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
" The grapes for our 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon were gently destemmed, but not crushed, leaving a significant portion of whole berries for fermentation. The must received eight to ten days of skin contact to extract intense color and flavor before fermentation. A mixture of rotary and cone sweep fermenters were used to gently blend a portion of the juice and skins, preventing tannic bitterness. Temperatures were kept at approximately 85°F during fermentation to yield a ... read more
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Size:750mL (wine)
Closure:Cork
Store Item ID:#12904
Item Description
" The grapes for our 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon were gently destemmed, but not crushed, leaving a significant portion of whole berries for fermentation. The must received eight to ten days of skin contact to extract intense color and flavor before fermentation. A mixture of rotary and cone sweep fermenters were used to gently blend a portion of the juice and skins, preventing tannic bitterness. Temperatures were kept at approximately 85°F during fermentation to yield a richer, rounder mouthfeel. After primary fermentation, the wine completed malolactic fermentation to soften the acid structure and add complexity.
About Frei Brothers
Rooted in an unwavering dedication to sustainability, Frei Brothers Reserve wines are a pure expression of the land. Winegrower Jim Collins begins by selecting the growing region that is best suited to a particular varietal to craft a collection of award-winning Sonoma County wines. Founded in 1890 by Swiss immigrant Andrew Frei, Frei Brothers Reserve has been instrumental in establishing Sonoma County's worldwide reputation as a premier winemaking region. Today, Frei Brothers Winery is a certified participant in the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance. For more than 30 years, Frei Brothers has maintained a deep commitment to sustainability, both by preserving natural resources and upholding the quality of its wine – for today and for generations to come.
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