Plum, black cherry and intense, but positively rich, fruit cake aromas on the


Graphite, cedar and tobacco flavors integrate with the balanced tannins
and expand on the palate with mouth filling intensity.

Growing Conditions

2014 was one of the warmest and driest vintages on record, Napa Valley
certainly experienced the effects of the drought. There was no frost during bud
break which contributed to a strong, early set in the vineyard. Warm days and
no rain allowed us to harvest a beautiful crop in early weeks of August


50% new, 50% neutral French oak

Food Pairing

Grass-fed Beef, Smoked Baby Back Ribs, or Barbecued
Pulled Pork Sandwiches