Ruby/garnet in color with aromas of cranberry, mocha notes, and cherry preserves. Thepalate offers cherry/berry fruit flavors, baking spices and toffee oak. Approachable tannins with a spicy finish.
92% Merlot/8% Petite Sirah). The blend consists of two Merlot lots, one from Monterey County (45%), the other from the Lodiarea (47%). The balance includes Petite Sirah from Clarksburg. Fermented in stainless steel. The Monterey lot was aged 12months in oak (90% American). Half of the Lodi lot was aged 10 months in American oak. The Petite Sirah was aged 14months in oak (75% American).