Sweet cherry and exotic spices of clove and cinnamon, cardamom and Roma plum jump out of the glass. The palate is juicy with Rainier cherry as well as subtle sour cherry, which underscores the ripe acidity and integrated French oak notes. The finish is silky, but with bright acidity.
There are no awards or reviews to date, as Sierra del Mar was just inaugurated with its first release this month.
Enjoy this beauty with farm cheeses, smoked duck breast, roast chicken, game meats or grilled and seasoned pork chops.
Just 400 cases made.
Drink now or hold up to 2016.
This wine was recently featured in The California Wine Club's wine of the month club.