2013 Pamelita Reserve - Hamel Family Wines

2013 Pamelita Reserve

Cabernet Sauvignon
Sonoma County, CA
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
New French Oak for 26 months
Hamel Family Vineyard

The beginning of the drought in California revealed itself in 2013, presenting challenges in the vineyards. The 2013 growing season started with a warm spring that brought high winds and very little rain. These conditions produced shorter shoots and a more restricted canopy that resulted in small berry sizes, creating intense flavor concentration and structure to this vintage's wines. Just like 2012, the 2013 summer was consistently warm without any massive heat spikes, which led to a very even ripening curve. The early harvest produced a smaller crop of the highest quality fruit.

  • blackberry
  • kirsch
  • incense
  • smoke
  • lavender
  • red fruits
  • crushed rock
Type Red
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 2013
Brand Hamel Family Wines
Vineyard Hamel Family Vineyard
ABV 16.6%
T.A. 5.8g/L
pH 3.86
Closure Natural
Bottle Size Standard


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