Potent aromas of blackcurrant, red cherry, roasted coffee beans, fresh tobacco leaves and forest floor underneath floral notes.
With a full palate of elegant tannins, the mouthfeel is long and full of red fruit and spices.
24 days of skin contact (cold soak for three days to improve color, flavor and tannin extraction). 100% basket pressed. Malolactic Fermentation in barrels, with native bacteria.
20 months in 53% new French oak
The 2013 Galerie Napa Valley Pleinair is deep purple.