2007 Vintage, North Coast, California. Up to four weeks of fermentation and maceration (time in contact with the grape skins) develops the optimum color and flavor a, aged in 60 gallon oak barrels.
- Nose: Vibrant blackberry, vanilla, roasted coffee and toast with buttery oak notes.
- Mouth: Full bodies and fruit forward with deep black fruit, plum, mocha notes with hints of clove.
- Finish: Well balanced with a long luscious finish with blackberry, plum and cassis and toasted notes.
- Pairing: Savory fare such as pasta Bolognese, lamb, or for the less pretentious - sliders and pizza.