Varietal Composition: 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 16% Zinfandel, 8% Petite Sirah, 5% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot, 2% Syrah, 2% Carignan
This enticing wine displays gorgeous aromas of blackberry, plum, dark red fruit and
cranberry, with hints of caramel and exotic spices. The luxurious berry notes are
echoed on the palate, where they are supported by supple, refined tannins and an
energetic mouthfeel that carries the wine to a long, lush finish.
Throughout California, the 2019 growing season provided picture-perfect growing conditions. Following a cool, wet winter and spring, summer brought perfectly temperate weather that created exceptional flavor development in the grapes. Warm weather during harvest ensured ideal ripeness, resulting in dynamic whites with beautiful energy and complexity, and lush and flavorful reds with deep colors and lovely intensity.