2017

Director's Cut Cabernet Sauvignon

Named after the version of a film which most reflects the director's vision, Director's Cut wines represent our winemaker's vision of varietal wines, which express true appellation character

Named after the version of a film which most reflects the director's vision, Director's Cut wines represent our winemaker's vision of varietal wines, which express true appellation character.

In the film business, the “Director’s Cut” emerged as a means for filmmakers to present their own creative vision of a story. At Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Director’s Cut wines were created as a way for our winemakers to craft wines that would reflect their own unique interpretation of the quintessential Sonoma wine.

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Quantity

Retail

$32.00

Wine Notes

The 2017 growing season began with a good deal of precipitation, but after a mild spring, temperatures heated up and remained quite warm throughout summer and fall. The vintage delivered smaller than average clusters, which led to excellent concentration
and high quality fruit.

Awards

Double Gold, 2020 San Francisco Wine Competition
Enjoy the Scents and Flavors

Flavors of Clove, tobacco, toasted wood, and caramel. Aromas of Ripe cherry, anise, lavender, and boysenberry pie.

92%

Cabernet Sauvignon

5%

Cabernet Franc

3%

Petite Verdot

3%

Petite Verdot

5%

Cabernet Franc

92%

Cabernet Sauvignon

TA

.57/100ml

Alcohol

14.6%

pH

3.70

Barrel Regimen

15 months in French & American oak; 40% new barrels

Alexander Valley

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