The 2017 Sophia's Hillside Cuvée exudes aromas and flavors of cherry, red currant and vanilla meld beautifully with bright notes of strawberry, raspberry and dark chocolate. Strong, velvety tannins make this an age-worthy yet approachable wine.
Aromas of apple blossom, baked peach, buttered croissant, and a hint of vanilla custard. The palate boasts an elegant and creamy texture with inviting flavors of peach cobbler, buttered croissant and vanilla bean.
Aromas of black cherry, violet, tobacco and sweet vanilla. Dark and bold, with concentrated flavors of ripe plum, blackberry, espresso and cracked pepper. Dense tannins and a silky texture round out the palate.
Intense aromas of blackberry, anise, tobacco leaf and dark chocolate. The palate is rich and savory, with layered flavors of black cherry, dark chocolate, and leather with oak influences of vanilla and toast.
A beautiful, vibrant hue of pale pink. The nose exudes fresh cut strawberries with lemon zest and floral tinges. The palate is laser-focused with bright flavors of fresh strawberries and raspberries, with a pleasant structure of lively, clean acidity.
The 2016 Foley Johnson Handmade Rutherford Cab Sauv opens with aromas of vanilla, tobacco, black currant and anise which leads to complex flavors of dark cherry and blackberry, complemented by hints of cocoa, graphite and savory herbs.
Exhibits the style and essence of this distinct region- rich, dark berry flavors, supple tannin, and complexity. Aromas of blackberry pie, wet stone, and dried fruit. Velvety tannin and an exceptional structure support notes of dark berries, with spearmint and graphite.
This 2016 Altvs is a delicious bottle of wine. Compared with Merus, it is more classically Cabernet Sauvignon, not as opulent but with great length and ageability. Buy several cases and drink them over the next 20 to 30 years.
The leading aroma is dominated by melted black and red licorice candy smells followed up by super-ripe or sunbaked blackberries. The oak contributes vanilla extract to the fruit and spice. The perfect cold weather sipping wine!