Unita Cabernet 2017


Unita Cabernet 2017
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Our favorite day of any week is when an old friend stops by, pours a glass of wine and starts the conversation with “I have this idea…” So, do yourself a favor and uncork this wine, pour a glass and see what dreams may come. We are sure inspiration as bold and bright as this wine will follow. 

An equal blend from the rolling hills of Sonoma County and big plains of Texas, this wine is what happens when friends work together. Clove and nutmeg spices open to vanilla and pepper, followed by plum and black currant…this wine continues to open, offering a wonderful floral and spice component perfume, finishing with lingering red fruit and subtle hints of chocolate and coffee. Here we have a beautiful union between West Coast and South West. 

Aromatics: Rich chocolate coffee, earthy hints and Herbs de Provence

On the Palate: Coffee with hints of chocolate, followed by dried raspberry, ripe plums, currant and brown spice, full tannins

Enjoy now, age 10+ years

Decant 30 minutes before serving

Serve 65-68F

 

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Blend
Harvest Date
August - September, 2017
Sugar
24.5 - 26.0 Brix
Aging
2 years in French and American oak barrels
Fermentation
Stainless Steel and oak barrels
Bottling Date
July, 2019
Residual Sugar
Dry 0.7 g/L
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot, Francis Ford Coppola, (California) 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, Lahey Vineyards (Brownfield, TX) 32% Merlot, Lahey Vineyards (Brownfield, TX) and Amanecer Vineyards (Sundown, TX) 10% Cabernet Franc, Bingham Family Vineyards (Meadow, TX) 8%
Food Pairing Notes
Savory, rich dishes such as Black Pepper Steak, Roast Pork or Duck, Aged white cheddar, Manchego
Product Reviews
Leslie Peak's Gravatar
Leslie Peak
(Dec 27, 2019 at 12:27 PM)
When I first got into wines nearly 20 years ago, there's wasn't a Coppola I didn't like. Recently, after moving back to Texas about three years ago, I haven't tasted a Becker I didn't like. So, as you can imagine, this surprising find was a dream come true. And it certainly does not disappoint! I look forward to visiting Becker Vineyards one day!

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Jack DuFon
(Jul 18, 2020 at 7:17 AM)
Huge Becker and Coppola fan. Bought a case to enjoy over time. Really appreciate the effort in making a collaboration like this happen. Kudos to both wineries for caring enough to create something special for their fans. A true rarity these days.

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