Plum, raspberry, tobacco and licorice fragrances lead to a full-bodied wine with dry fruit flavors and sweet oak on the finish.
Final Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Petite Sirah.
Double Gold Medal, San Francisco ChronicleWine Competition;
Silver Medal, Riverside Wine Comp.
Silver Medal, Los Angeles Wine Comp.
Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Comp.
87 points, Beverage Testing Institute.
Pair With: Goes well with pastas, barbeque fare of any kind.
Hold Time: Cellar up to two years.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.
Vicki Willman from MD
Totally yummy. We had no idea what to expect and it was so great on its own. What a surprise. Bottle was gone way too quickly! -19 Points out of 20
Peggy Blakeney from AL
Very satisfying! -19 Points
Gene and June Strebel from TX
A very nice wine. -17 points out of 20
Stephen Giodano from MA
This is an awesome wine looking forward to more. 20 out of 20
Larry & Betty Butler from GA
Excellent wine. -20 Points
Zenda Courtois from CO
Very smoky finish that lingers on the palate. -15 Points
Janet Cumming from GA
Love this wine. -20 Points
Tom & Victoria Pierce from NC
Nice blend, great flavor. -17 Points
Lenore Vogel from FL
Very enjoyable wine. -20 Points
Megan Licursi from FL
A lovely red! Ordering a healthy supply! -20 Points
Paul Perrotta from NH
Really liked the finish of the taste as it lingered for a long time after drinking. -18 Points
Debbie from Newark Delaware
Amazing full bodied, yet very silky smooth red wine. Deep rich dark berry flavor with a smooth oaked finish. 20 points
Darla Tsupros from PA
Good drinkable wine, pair well with food! We had it with vension, red sauce over pelanta. -14 Points
Barbara Smaling from FL
Loved the Bianco as well. Ordered 1/2 case of each. -20 Points
Bonnie Talbert & Gunnar Thoren from IL
Served last night to friends. We all loved the wine. Very smooth- especially good with chocolate! -20 Points
Richard Martinides from PA
Nice, well balanced blend. Good medium to full body and flavor to it's Italian heritage and "food friendly, Italian savvy wine." -17 Points