Abstract by Orin Swift Red Blend (Napa) 17 Aromatic notes of Luxardo cherries, ripe black plums and raspberries billow, with intricate hints of coffee, mocha and caramel. The wine finishes with a hint of wild cherry and a lingering sweet oak presence.
Est. 75 Cabernet Sauvignon by Tuck Bechstoffer (Central Coast) 12 Aromas of strawberry preserve and black mission fig are complimented by a touch of thyme. Rich flavors of Bing cherry and black raspberry linger in the mouth for a long and luxurious finish.
’14 Whitehall Lane “Tre Leoni” Napa Valley Red (Napa Valley) 14 This ferociously fun blend has depth, balance and big flavors. Up front, the aromas are dense blackberries, licorice, blueberry crumble and a touch of croissant. It bursts with expansive flavors of blueberries, blackberries, and mixed berry jam.
’13 Seaglass Cabernet Sauvignon (Paso Robles) 8 Complex with the ripe fruity flavors of blackberry and black cherry and hints of spicy oak on the finish. Exquisitely balanced with vibrant acidity.
’14 Mercer Malbec (Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley) 13 Aromas of dark plum and concentrated blackberry jam are lifted with notes of mint. Warm baking spices, purple lavender and cocoa add to the complexity of the aromas.
’15 Toad Hollow Merlot (Sonoma) 12 Bright cranberry, currant, blackberry, and blueberry flavors with a hint of baking spice and chocolate. Balanced acidity and texture produce an elegant and well rounded finish. .
’14 Lucienne Pinot Noir (Smith Vineyards, Santa Lucia Highlands) 16 Overt cherry and raspberry aromas that build over a base of wild game, dried mushrooms, cinnamon, and caramelized dark fruit. The mouthfeel is softly full and silky, with a slight edge of acidity of candied orange peels that melds beautifully with the allspice-laden finish.
’15 Elouan Pinot Noir (Oregon) 12 Bright Ruby Red in color with ripe cranberry, sweet cinnamon and fresh cherry that creates an inviting bouquet. The palate shows texture and weight with firm acidity that carries the flavor through.