Dry Red Wines
About This Wine
Aromas of raspberry, blackberry, spice and mint lift from this dense red wine. On the palate, it is full-bodied and features firm tannins, with intense Aromas of raspberry, blackberry, spice and mint lift from this dense red wine. On the palate, it is full-bodied and features firm tannins, with intense flavors of red cherry and blackberry. The finish features soft notes of blueberry and black currant,.blueberry and black currant.
Aroma: Raspberry, blackberry, spice, mint. Palate: Firm tannins, red cherry, blackberry. Finish: Long, blueberry, black current. Full bodied.
Food and Wine Pairing
Pair with heavier grilled red meats, such as a rare steak or a filet mignon.
This wine may age for 6 years or more. Aging is an imprecise art; excessive aging could lead to a negative effect. Ideally, try some every year and enjoy the wine’s journey. Keep at a uniform temperature - 55 degrees is best. It is perfectly normal for a well aged wine to develop minor sediment in the bottle and on the cork surface.
Silver Medal: 2011 Comsumer Wine Award at Lodi, CA (2008 Vintage)
Silver Medal: 2004 Virginia Governor's Cup Wine Competition
Bronze Medal: 2011 Virginia Wine Lover Wine Classic (2008 Vintage)
Bronze Medal: 2010 The Camp Good Days Wine Competition in Finger Lakes, NY - 2009 (2008 Vintage)
Bronze Medal: 2011 Wines of the South Competition (2008 Vintage)