RED WINE | Gracious Gift Wine
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RED WINE

TASTING NOTES

Delicious red blend with strawberry jam, ripe blackberry, cherry cola and spicy black pepper. Smooth, rich and round.

FOOD PAIRING

  • POULTRY

  • BEEF

  • CHEESE

  • PASTA DISHES

Appellation

Ideal growing conditions with textbook spring bud break, steady flowering, even fruit set and a long stretch of warm days and cool nights. The abundance of perfectly ripe grapes, with smooth balance of acids and sugars, gave our winemakers excellent fruit to craft our wines.
A delicious blend of specially selected California red fruit –
The vineyards are located in Monterey, Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties – bringing the best of each unique region.

BLEND

25% Merlot, 25% Malbec, 25% Mourvèdre, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Zinfandel, 5% Carignane

HARVEST DATE

October 2013

FERMENTATION

7 days at 85F, open top tanks, pump over.

AGING

Micro oxygenation on French oak medium Toast, 12 months, in stainless steel tanks.

ALCOHOL CONTENT

13.5%

pH

3.75

ACIDITY

0.59 g/100ml

BOTTLING DATE

11 September 2015