Proximity 26 is a proprietary blend of red Bordeaux varieties grown 26 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Our vineyards are situated at a climatic balancing point, a cusp area warm enough to fully ripen the fruit, yet cool enough to ensure great balance and firm structure. One of the factors that makes Proximity 26 so distinct is its unique varietal composition. Our estate produces exceptional Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Consequently, they formed the base of this wine. Small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Malbec were included to supplement depth, structure and complexity. After harvest, the grapes were fermented in small bins using native and cultured yeast strains. Aging took place in 80% new French oak barrels for the 30 months. The balance was aged in 2-year French oak to add a brightness and softness to the final blend. The 2011 displays bold aromas and flavors of blackberry and black cherry fruits with soft notes of cedar, vanilla and baking spices. This wine has an excellent structure and a lush mout

Winery Firestone
Varietal Red Blend
Vintage 2011
Appellation Santa Ynez Valley
Composition 45% Petit Verdot, 30% Malbec, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot
Cooperage 30 months in French Oak, 80% New
Production 105 cases
Alcohol 15.2%
pH 3.66
Serving Temp 61-66�F
TA 6.3 g/L
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2011 Firestone Proximity

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