2016 Subliminal Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Barbara County

2016 Subliminal Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Barbara County

Regular price $22

Price: $22

Region: Los Olivos < CA
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard/Cellar Stats: Organic farming; from Rancho Arroyo Perdido vineyard, with 45-year old vines on heavy clay/silt soils; 2 weeks extended maceration in 100% neutral oak, 10 months in barrel and bottled by gravity, unfined/unfiltered; 40ppm total added SO2, 13% ABV; 99 cases
Winemaker: Cameron Porter and Didier Pariente

This is the very first wine from a new label, Subliminal, from Cameron (of Amplify) in partnership with his wine distributor Didier Pariente. And it’s ridiculously good, old school Cali Cab: super bright, earthy, and honest, with classic cedar, red fruit and a hint of wet stone. Reminiscent of satellite Bordeaux or 70’s valley floor Napa. Cam says, “Didier and I were inspired to create Subliminal out of a desire for the great, classic table wines we cut our teeth on, and a longing for good, honest, affordable Cab, the likes of which we weren’t finding in California.”