Gorgeous wine from the Russian River!
What makes our 2019 wines so compelling is their natural balance between ripe succulent fruit; fragrant, savory spice; and pulsating coastal vibrancy. Following a historically wet spring, the fruit matured beautifully through the temperate summer. Quality was immediately apparent as we harvested each vineyard, picking at just the right time to capture what this magical coastal region does so well—that delicate equilibrium between richness and freshness.
Complex aromatics soar from the glass: blueberry and cherry, violet and graphite, cocoa and lavender. Flavors of boysenberry and cassis dominate as the wine flows to a broad, supple center, with notes of anise, sweet tobacco, and cracked black peppercorn throughout. Tannins are chewy, broad and fine, framing the lovely interplay between brightness and power, the wine finishing with lingering notes of licorice and floral lift.