2014 Cuvée Kristina
Cuvée Kristina is a wine dedicated to Mac’s wife Kristina. The first vintage of Cuvée Kristina was 2005, the year Kristina and Mac were married, and is made up of the most elite barrels of that particular vintage.
60% whole cluster fermented in small, open top bins, and spent 15-20 days on skins with a combination of pump-overs and punch downs. Aged 20 months in 228, 265 and 500-liter French oak barriques, 75% new.
Acacia flower, creme de cassis, allspice, lilac, bacon fat, and peaberry coffee lend way to a full, rich and powerful finish.