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Dakota Shy Wine


2019 Dakota Shy Cabernet Sauvignon
Social Currency

2019 Dakota Shy Cabernet Sauvignon<br>Social Currency

2019 Dakota Shy Cabernet Sauvignon
Social Currency

Tasting Notes

This is Social Currency at its classic best. Powerful, seductive and utterly delicious. Tiers of pure fruit with flavors of black cherry, blackberry and cassis framed with an exquisitely refined tannin and a brightness that folds superbly with the power and silky-richness. Super concentrated and fresh with a magnificent core of black fruits, grilled herbs, baking chocolate and mineral. All set on a powerful and plush framework of suave tannins. Exceptional.

Social Currency

What is the greatest “currency” of life? We believe it is our social interactions, often built around meals and great bottles of wine - those times during which we build life-long memories with family and friends.

Crafted from two distinctly different vineyards whose diametrically opposed characters meld into a remarkable whole. From a steep hillside vineyard at the top of Mount Veeder comes classic Cabernet Sauvignon with immense framing tannins and bracing acidity – and from alluvial soils on the valley floor in St. Helena comes Cabernet that is all opulent fruit and texture. Together they are an incredibly refined, powerful and seductive Cabernet blend.


Appellation Napa Valley (from grapes grown on Mount Veeder and St. Helena)
Blend 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Barrel Aging 18 months, 70% New French Oak
Clones 337, 338, 169 & 4
Rootstocks 3309, 039-16
Soils Marine sedimentary and alluvial
Vineyard Manager Josh Clark & Kelly Maher, Doug Wight & Erik Dodd
Winemaker Tom Garrett
Production 300 cases