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.
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.
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!
Deep violet in the glass, the 2014 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. 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.
Grenache, like many of the Rhone varieties, can express itself in many ways. Our 2014 Russian River Grenache is a beautiful crimson, with aromatics of rose petal and a warm brick character and an explosion of cranberry and crushed strawberries on the palate. It offers a fleshy, full mouthfeel that lingers through to your next sip.