The beautiful blend is 44% zinfandel, 20% cabernet sauvignon, 16% petite sirah, finished up with a hint of syrah, grenache and chardonnay. this dense, full-boiled, opulent red reveals gutsy, rich, peppery, meaty, blackberry, blackcurrant and licorice notes. a savory, lusty, heady red, it begs for a grilled steak or a big, juicy hamburger.
This is a lively pinot noir filled with strawberry sweetness supported by firm acidity. flavors are red berry driven rather than savory with a broad, intense mid palate. this wine has attractive floral notes on the finish.
The veuve clicquot brut yellow lable is well-knit and balanced, with racy acidity framing hints of blackberry, white cherry, biscuit, honey and candied lemon zest. A gorgeous steak of minerality complemented by a long creamy finish is what makes this champagne so interesting and balanced.
luxurious dark cherry, boysenberry, blackcurrant and black, fig aromas, with scents of oak toast and dark chocolate, introduce layers of rich, deeply concentrated, yet elegant flavors of blackberry, boysenberry, fig, currant and fresh cherry. the wine's vibrant acidity, supple, seamlessly integrated tannins and impeccable balance contribute to a round, plush mouth feel, leading to a long, savory finish marrying rich boysenberry fruit, french oak spice, and a hint of dark chocolate.
Far niente chardonnay offers aromas of meyer lemon, honeysuckle and melon layered with toasted hazelnut and nutmeg. the entry is oily, long and silky with clean, bright acidity and fresh, tropical fruit flavors supported by sweet toasted oak on the finish.
This merlot has aromas of bright red fruit, wild raspberry, black cherry, earth, and slate, with the barrels contributing some spice and smoke. the palate is full-bodied and rich, with bright and sweet fruits, such as raspberry and cherry.
Jordan cabernet sauvignon from alexander valley has concentrated aromas of blackberries and black cherries with an inviting hint of cedar. the wine's silky palate is long and expansive, boasting a beautiful balance of black fruit and fine tannin structure. this wine is an excellent example of what a cabernet should be.
the cabernet has a dark, ruby color and a vibrant nose of black cherry, wisteria and sweet backing spices. on the palate, the wine is elegant and expressive and echoes the berry, floral, and spice notes for the nose. it has a classic structure of fine-grained tannins and a long layered finish.
The wine opens with the vibrant scent of dark cherry and blackberry, subtly layered with warm notes of vanilla. the palate is explosive, bright, balanced-cassis at the center, with flourishes of cocoa and sweet tobacco that provide nuance and continually shifting points of interest. velvety mashed tannins make this wine lush yet structured, with a texture that grabs attention, expands and unfolds.