Blended in the hot sun of the Alexander valley, vibrant strawberry, dark cherry, back berry jam. Hint of dark chocolate and toasted oak. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec & Petite Verdot make up this rich red blend.
Deep violet in the glass, the 2015 Cab/Shiraz blend offers aromas of black fig, black cherry and blueberry with notes of vanilla bean. Enveloping flavors of wild brambleberry and black currant mingle with hints of licorice and toasted caramel on the finish, due to the addition of Petite Sirah. Coating upon the palate, the rich mouthfeel is balanced with bright acidity and good structure leading to an insatiably long finish. Multi-layered with strong tannins, this wine will age well over the next 7 to 8 years.
Our 2015 Russian River Grenache is perfectly balanced with wild and fresh berries and hints of spice. Aromas rosehip jam, hints of rosemary, white pepper, and Mediterranean herbs greet you as you take your first sip of this mid-light bodied Grenache. With its fruit-driven palate, it leaves you with a light and spicy, yet fresh finish. This wine pairs perfectly with spiced dishes, like spicy lamb meatballs or Indian food.
In baseball, triple plays are rare, but winning 3 World Series™ titles in 5 years is even more rare! In celebration of the 2014 World Series Champion™ San Francisco Giants,™ and just in time for Opening Day, Wattle Creek is releasing a limited edition World Series wine. The Triple Play Red is a luscious blend of Syrah (co-fermented with Viognier) and Petite Sirah from Sonoma’s Alexander Valley. Like the Giants, it’s yet another triumph from Northern California.
This lush red wine comes from the formidable Alexander Valley where warm days allow for ample ripening time and rich flavor development. Opulent flavors of blackberry and cassis with hints of spice lead to velvety tannins and a lavish finish.
Immediately present in this wine are seductive layers of fleshy black cherries, cassis, dark chocolate and fresh raspberries which are complimented with dusty, tobacco leaf aromas; these are classic Cabernet Sauvignon notes. This wine delivers on all its aromatic potential. It is young, fresh and dense, but also has a tremendous richness with tiers of dark berries, dark chocolate, and cassis. This wine is one to enjoy now and one to lie down, it should age beautifully!
Petite Sirah is rarely petite and this wine will not disappoint! Overt notes of red plum and fresh grape dominate the aromatics with touches of chocolate and dried red fruits lending to the profile. The weight is medium bodied with a balanced fruit driven profile that ends with a chewy tannins and jammy fruit and black pepper notes.
Classic Pinot Noir aromas abound in this delightful wine. Wilted rose petals, dried cherries, zesty raspberries and Maraschino cherries fill the glass with a core of rich, pure fruit notes. Subtle notes of minerality and mixed red berries are displayed on the palate. The framework of this wine is delicate. The tannins are supple and have richness without being heavy or tannic in the mouth. Pure fruit notes carry from the aroma through the taste with a long, lingering finish.
This Merlot has a complex aromatic palate with notes of green olives and dried tobacco leaves and a touch of tea leaf. There is an inherent dustiness intermingled with notes of cedar and chocolate. This wine is medium-full bodied with pleasantly chewy tannins. Flavors of dried herbs, cedar and dusty nuances mix with olives and dried black cherries bringing a lot of nuance and depth.
A joint effort of Winemakers Brian Maloney and Stephanie Putnam, Honoris is a 2016 Napa Sonoma Cabernet Sauvignon that represents the 2016 vintage majestically. An elegant and refined Cabernet for your cellar, and a way to share your commitment and contribution to the wine country. 3,600 bottles produced
100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Bay Area Firefighters and Families, Napa Community Fund and Sonoma Resilience Fund.