Expressive aromas of wild blackberry, plum, a touch of anise.
Dark fruits, plums, blackberries, forest floor and briar on the palate. The tannins are well integrated, allowing for a complex evolution of flavors that drive the persistence of enjoyment.
As far as vintages go, 2012 was a dream. The year started off mild without the usual harsh frosts. Favorable temperatures throughout spring delivered successful fruit set and good yields. As the season moved into summer, warm consistent temperatures and gentle breezes from the Bay allowed the grapes optimum conditions to achieve a near perfect balance of fruit, tannins and acid.
May 15, 2014
40% New French oak and 60% used French oak.
A versatile wine, it pairs perfectly at home with smoky BBQ meats; or more complex dishes such as OssoBuco.