Deep purple hues in the glass. Features engaging aromas of black cherry, brown sugar, anise, and cedar. Ripe flavors of ripe cherry, cassis, red licorice, graphite, caramel and warm oak linger. Bright acidity and fine-grained tannins make this serious wine that also provides immediate enjoyment.
Stainless steel and neutral oak barrel fermentation
• Fermented in small closed-top tanks
• Pump-overs twice per day
• 16 months in a combination of French and American Oak, 25% New
It is rare in the wine world for there to be a truly innovative wine created. Using the bounty of California’s famous Sonoma region we blended Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot into a wine like no other. Who would do this? I would.
- The Madman - The Winemaker- David Rossi