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Camp North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon

$30.00

3 in stock

Vintage: 2022
Region: North Coast, California
Viticulture: Organic
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

Camp North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon is an easy and soft Cali-red with flavors and aromas of blackberry, cassis, and mint, along with supple tannins. The 2022 offering is sourced from organic vineyards throughout Mendocino and Sonoma counties. All lots were fermented in stainless steel with a minimal 1-2 punch-downs or pump-overs per day and aged in neutral French oak barrels.

Song: Things That Make It Warm by Cavetown

Additional information

NATTINESS

Not Natty

FRUIT

Black Currant, Blackberry

BODY

Full-bodied

ACIDITY

Fresh (Medium)

ALCOHOL

13-14%

OAK

Neutral Oak, New Oak

TANNIN

Medium

SWEETNESS

Dry

SERVING TEMP

Room Temperature (63°–67°)

SULFUR

Low Sulfur (less than 50mg/L)

VEGAN

Unknown

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ABOUT THE PRODUCER

About Camp North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon

Camp North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon is an easy and soft Cali-red with flavors and aromas of blackberry, cassis, and mint, along with supple tannins. The 2022 is 45% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Lolonis Vineyard (certified organic) in Redwood Valley, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon from Campovida in Hopland (certified organic), 14% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Martorana Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley (certified organic), 8% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Shamwary Vineyard in Sonoma Valley (certified organic), 5% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Prior Vineyard in Sonoma Valley (certified organic), 4% Merlot from the Gibson Vineyard in Hopland (certified organic), and 4% Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from the Morrison Vineyard in Sonoma Valley (certified organic). All lots were fermented in stainless steel with a minimal 1-2 punchdowns or pumpovers per day and aged in neutral French oak barrels.

About Camp Wines

The Hobo Wine Co. created Camp Wines in 2011 to showcase the quality and value of Sonoma County wine. They work with top growers and vineyard managers in high-quality, responsibly farmed, though lesser-known, vineyards throughout Sonoma County to produce delicious, approachable, and affordable wines. Like Hobo, the Camp wines employ native yeasts and malolactic bacteria for primary and secondary fermentation without commercial fermentation aids or additives. The wines are aged in real oak barrels and/or stainless steel tanks vs. alternatives or flavoring agents.

About Hobo Wine Company

From the winery:

18 years come with some perspective, right or wrong, good or bad. This started with two barrels of Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel, no business plan, no real idea of how the wine world works, and kind of just reckless abandon because consequences weren’t something we were aware of. Fast forward to now, and we have 1000 barrels or more, no business plan, only a vague idea of how the wine world works, and enough responsibility to provide many a sleepless night. We hope we have learned a few things, though.

1. We are fortunate. I drink whenever I want, day or night, under the guise of “work,” and it is a legit claim.

2. We are fortunate. We love wine, vineyards, and community and how they all interconnect, and we have spent our lives exploring the connection between the three.

3. We are fortunate. Customers who share our values, sensibility, and taste have supported us, what we do, and who we are. This is more than fortunate; this is a blessing.

After nearly two decades, this thing, from an aerial view, is two things: Winemaking, a craft, maybe an art, definitely an expression, an egocentric place to have an opinion, and: the wine business, a sometimes shrewd, a sometimes cynical, a sometimes amazing, and always a reality check. The two are co-dependent but not inseparable. Sometimes, we make winemaking decisions, and sometimes with responsibility and pseudo-maturity weighing on us inevitably, we make business decisions. We are happy when the two align, and the decisions are easy, and we are torn, struggling, stressed, and uncertain when they don’t.

So, why? Simply, we don’t know how to do anything else, and we don’t want to learn. We have spent our adult lives pursuing one pursuit, one dream, one way of being. Anything else, anything less, would be a sacrifice, the worst kind of compromise, and personal failure. The 21st century has given us the luxury to believe that we are entitled and deserve to love what we do. We bought into this kind of individual worth, self-fulfilling prophecy sort of thinking so full-heartedly that there is absolutely no turning back. The wine world is stuck with Hobo, and so are you.