EPISODE 2009
The pinnacle wine for Terlato Vineyards, EPISODE stands shoulder to shoulder with the very best Bordeaux Blends in the world. The Terlato family makes this Bordeaux blend of classic varietals from the best Napa Valley fruit. Made with a focus on quality from select fruit that meets the highest standards, EPISODE stands out as truly elegant wine—a classic. EPISODE is crafted in limited quantities, a mere 17 barrels in 2009, a vintage with offered distinctive fruit with incredible aging potential.


Color
Deep ruby

Aroma
Dark brooding fruit with layers of anise and dark chocolate.

Taste
Rich mouth feel with a velvety structure and incredible lingering finish.


Grape Variety/Varieties:
60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot.

Alcohol Level:
14.4%

Length/Type of Fermentation:
Fermented in stainless steel tanks, left on the skins for 3 weeks before draining and pressing.

Length/Type of Aging:
Aged in 100% new French oak for 21 months and bottle aged for 14 months.


vintage publication rating
2002 WineReviewOnline.com 97
2001 grapelive.com 94