2014 Proprietary Red Wine
20 Months in 70% New French Oak
JamesSuckling.com: More extracted style than some with a chewy tannin mouthfeel and lots of ripe fruit with a walnut undertone. Full-bodied, long and flavorful. Better in 2020.
48% Cabernet Sauvignon | 36% Malbec | 16% Syrah
The slow running legs and inky red color of this wine give away its intensity before you’ve even lifted the glass to your nose. Ripe fruit coupled with beautifully toasted new French oak make this wine scream of chocolate covered plums and chocolate drizzled strawberries. The cocoa then gives way to the smell of a fresh baked boysenberry pie—perhaps one sitting on a window sill above a bed of aromatic roses. An incredibly balanced wine, just before the finish, it hints at the iron-rich earth in which it was grown. Then, slowly, it fades, leaving you with just a memory of sweet oak and ripe fruit.
238 Cases Handcrafted