In 1996, with forty years of winemaking experience, Jim and Mary Dierberg’s dream became a reality. After a long search through France and Napa, they discovered the potential of Santa Barbara’s cool coastal valleys.
This warm, dry vintage also promoted an increase in tannin and color concentration. They sought to balance the extra structure with cooler ferments and shorter macerations to deliver a more open, approachable Cabernet Sauvignon.
Rich garnet color. Fresh ripe berries, cassis, currants and savory dried herbs.