MEET THE TASTEMAKERS

Hallmark Channel Wines are created by 2020 Wine Enthusiast’s ‘40 Under 40 TastemakerAndrew Nelson and brother Evan Nelson in collaboration with Wines That Rock.

TASTING NOTES

Cabernet
Sauvignon

Vintage: 2019

Varietal:
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

AVA: California

Oak: 5% New French, 15% 1-year-old French, 80% neutral

Alc. By Vol: 14.4%

Drinking window:
Now to 2028

Winemaker’s Note:
All of the fruit was gently destemmed and crushed, then inoculated. Each fermentation was pumped-over twice daily, with the temperature peaking at 90º F. Maceration from 12 to 28 days, barrel aged 10 months.

Hallmark Channel Jingle Cabernet Sauvignon

Sauvignon
Blanc

Vintage: 2019

Varietal:
100% Sauvignon Blanc

AVA: California

Oak: None,
100% stainless steel

Alc. By Vol: 13.8%

Drinking window:
Now to 2023

Winemaker’s Note:
The fruit was de-stemmed and gently pressed. The juice was cold settled for 72 hours, after which the clear juice was racked off, followed by a long cool fermentation in stainless steel to capture and enhance the pure fruit flavors.

Hallmark Channel Wines Joy Savignon Blanc