Days on skins: 35 days
French oak for 2.5 years
Appellation: Sierra Foothills
If the color doesn’t tell the full story, the nose will. It is creamy, smooth, and ripe in the mouth with soft tannins, and long silky finish, intense flavors of plums, cassis, black cherries, and sweet spice.
Food Pairings: Lamb Shanks, Pulled BBQ Pork, Grilled Cheese sandwiches