Ty Caton Vineyards

2016 Cabernet Collection 'Arroyo' Moon Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon •Caton Vineyard

California: Sonoma County: Moon Mountain

Offer Expired:Jun 11, 2020 at 11:59 pm
$60.00
Avg. Price

Mission Briefing

Codename:

Tyrroyo

Longstanding operatives know Ty Caton delivers BIG on his wines. Huge value, monstrous flavor, and terrific aging potential. Over 10+ years we’ve featured dozens of Ty Caton wines, and nearly every release goes straight to the “greatest hits” album. Today we’re rolling out a TRIPLE THREAT of Cabernets that will certainly TOP the charts - each one under $30 and over 50% off!!

Ty makes some dead-serious Cabs from his storied estate hillside vineyard high atop the Mayacamas range in the Moon Mountain District. His Cabernet Collection is extremely focused and small, with just 2-8 barrels total production for each one. He focuses on specific blocks within his vineyards - these are essentially vineyard designates within vineyard designates, designed to showcase the unique character of each microclimate, clone, and its distinctive terroir. We’re quite sure if these came from the Napa side of the mountain, the prices would be 2-3x as high!

What shocks us further is how unique each of these Cabs actually is, though the Arroyo by perhaps the tiniest margin is one of his most compelling offerings…EVER. If you enjoy his wines, you’ll go wild for this one. Certainly NOT a wine for the meek or mild-mannered. This is INKY and dark, loud and wild - a thrash metal, brain-melting riff on Cabernet. Saturating and deep flavors of blackberry jam and ripe black cherry coat the palate with deft use of oak that is complementing rather than overpowering. All three share a deeply hedonistic side, with abundant dark chocolate, a touch of menthol, and cedar, mixed with damp earth. Chalky, fine-grained tannins make their presence known, suggesting years of development if you have the patience. But why wait! They’re absolutely rocking right now.

Even at full retail price, these wines represent excellent value - but you know Ty hooks us up with an excellent discount (52% off to be exact). Back up the truck and load up!! You’ll be happy you did.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Ty Caton
Varietals
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage
2016
Appellation
Moon Mountain District, Sonoma Valley
Vineyard
Caton Estate Arroyo Block
Size
5.7 acres
Clone
337
Alcohol
15%
Aging
15 months
Barrels
50% new French oak
Production
2 barrels

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Jun 11, 2020 at 11:59 pm
$60.00
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