Cherry Red
V. 2018

Cherry Red

67% Zinfandel, 28% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre

One of our most coveted blends, this vintage of Cherry Red shows slightly more restraint and structure than past vintages, while still offering the distinct and decadent flavors it is known for. The aromatics remind one of a patisserie, trays of fresh croissants, cream puffs and clafoutis coming out of the oven, creamy and buttery pastry intermingled with the dense fruit. An elegant exposition of cherry flavors crescendo over the drinker at the first sip. On the tip of your tongue, it is the young, bright red, first fruit of the harvest. As it reaches your mid-palate, it transforms into dark and juicy peak of season black cherries, and, finally sun-dried Bing cherries linger in a seemingly never-ending finish. Hints of molten caramel brought by the American oak it aged in compliment the overall pleasure Cherry Red has to offer. Drink it now, drink it in twenty years, this wine does not know how to disappoint.

PAST VINTAGE NOTES

$84.00

“Handed the keys to the family Cadillac, I named her Cherry Red.”

Vintage:
2018
Blend:
67% Zinfandel, 28% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre
Appellation:
Willow Creek District, Paso Robles
Alcohol:
15.5%
Aging:
Aged in new and neutral American Oak puncheons
Case Production:
350 cases

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