2010 Bastille

De Novo Wines


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Winemaker Notes

The Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in our 2010 Bastille were harvested by hand from Seaton Vineyard and co-fermented in a single batch. After fermentation and 18 months of barrel aging, 4% Cabernet Franc was blended in.

Technical Data

  • Vintage: 2010
  • Varietals: 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc
  • AVA: Sonoma County
  • pH: 3.25
  • TA: 7.22 g/L
  • RS: 0.091%
  • Alcohol: 15.3%

Tasting Notes

The 2010 Bastille is in many ways closer to the 2007 Bastille, with the Cabernet Sauvignon dominating the blend. The 2010 Bastille, named Cuvée Camille, has elegance, complexity, length and freshness. The palate offers up flavors of lingonberry and red currant fruit, with light and integrated oak spice (subtle vanilla and cinnamon), as well as light minerality.