2020 Family Reserve Double Dog
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2020 Family Reserve Double Dog
2020 Family Reserve Double Dog

Our classic blend of Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon.

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DESCRIPTION:

Named after the Wilson Creek dogs seen at the winery as well as the two distinct grapes that were used in making this wine Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah and a touch of Zinfandel and Tannat. A balance of fruit and spicy notes with a long silky finish.


WINE MAKING NOTES:

Grape Blend: 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46% Petite Sirah,4% Tannat, 2%Zinfandel

TA: 6.1 gm/L  |  PH: 3.54  |  RS: .52  |  Alcohol: 15.5%

Fermentation: open ferment  |  Oak: American and French  | Oak age: 18 months  |  Harvest Brix: 29.4 (average)  |  Bottle Date: May 9,2022  |  Cases Produced: 700  |  Maturity: now until 2025


FLAVOR AND AROMA NOTES:

Our now classic blend of half Petite Sirah and half Cabernet Sauvignon.  The Double Dog displays both rich and earthy from the Petite as well as the fruity and spicy notes from the Cabernet.  In short, the best of both worlds.  This wine has well integrated tannins in its long and silky finish.


PAIRING SUGGESTIONS:

The fruit and acidity of this wine is well defined and structured making this a great wine to be served with roasted foods such as roasted pork and beef. 


VINEYARD NOTES:

Estate grown in Temecula Valley. 


WINEMAKER - Kestutis Vizgirda

Kestutis "Gus" Vizgirda believes the secret to good winemaking begins in the vineyard.  That's why throughout the growing season you will find him touring the rows of varietals and envisioning the kinds of wines he will produce from the harvest.  For over two decades, Vizgirda has worked at several local wineries, working with some of the Valley's best winemakers to refine his craft.  Today, he has developed his own unique approach to making wine and has won gold medals for several of his varietals.

In addition to serving as Wilson Creek's Winemaker, Vizgirda teaches wine classes at Mt. San Jacinto College and San Diego State University Extended Studies campus.  He is also a judge at several local and international wine competitions.