2005 - SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon

In 1968, Harry See planted the Silverado Vineyard to Cabernet Sauvignon. Over the next two decades with careful vine selection and cultivation, the Silverado Clone emerged becoming the only Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon designated as a “Heritage Clone”, by the University of California, Davis. Each year, we honor this select clone designation with SOLO.


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SOLO Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage Notes A wet beginning to the year and continued rainfall well into spring delayed bloom and fruit set. Cool weather throughout summer into September lead to concern about ripening the larger than normal crop. Fog lingered where warm weather would typically prevail to ripen grapes. Though later than normal, warm days arrived to start harvest in earnest.
  • Varietal 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Appellation Stags Leap District
  • Vineyard 100% Silverado Vineyard
  • Harvest Info October 17 - 22, 2005
    25.8° Brix
    Yields of 5.74 tons/acre
  • Skin Contact 27 days of skin contact
  • Oak Profile 18 months barrel age
    38% new oak
    New oak profile: 100% French
    Overall oak profile: 100% French
  • Analysis 14.9% Alcohol
    5.44 g/L TA
    3.67 pH
    Bottled August 2007