Bright, vibrant red-purple color; aromas and flavors of dark berry, plum, chocolate, clove and spice; medium-bodied, soft palate with round, generous, easy-drinking flavors.
Bright lemon-yellow color; lifted citrus and tropical fruit aromas with subtle oak and butter tones; rich, round palate with fresh tropical fruit flavors and hints of butter cream, oak toast, and baked bread. (No, seriously!)
Color is a bright straw yellow. Floral and citrus aromas. A rich, full, and clean mouthful of green apple, pear-like flavors with a zingly and balanced lemony acidity.
The Blackstone Merlot perfectly demonstrates the \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”Blackstone style\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”¦rich fruit aromas, elegance, supple oak characters and soft tannins. This wine is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. The wine is filled with lifted dark cherry and berry aromas with a touch of spicy clove. The palate is supple and well integrated with flavors of cherry and spice. The wine has a soft, lingering finish.
Winemaker Gary Sitton says the 2006 Blackstone California Pinot Noir,with its bright ruby color, ?offers pleasing aromas of black cherry, violets and cherry candy, followed by spicy, smoky oak in the background. In the mouth,the wine is velvety, with cherry fruit and spice. A lovely balance of fruit and acidity lead to a soft, lingering finish.? This Pinot Noir pairs wonderfully with salmon, grilled lamb chops and wild mushroom pizza.
When crafting Pinot Noir, Wine Maker Jeff emphasized the extraction and preservations of red cherry ? one of the distinguishing marks of Carneros Pinot ? as well as raspberry, spice and another Carneros \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”marker\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\” ? a deliciously earthy \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\”walk in the forest\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\” component. Jeff?s oak profile brings toasty vanilla, clove, Asian spice and smoked meat while avoiding excessive tannins to maintain the inherent silkiness of Pinot Noir. The wine typically spends 10 months in wood.
This elegant Chardonnay offers a rich, ripe and fruity character with a delicious blending of vanilla, pear, citrus and melon flavors, subtle oak undertones and a long, balanced finish. In any season this wine will complement most cuisines and is an especially pleasing accompaniment to fish, poultry and lightly sauced entrees.
This elegant full-bodied wine has a deep ruby color, has aromas of dark cherry and molasses, and is loaded with nuance and flavor.
This Pinot Noir is produced in small quantities from grapes grown in California\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\’s finest wine growing regions. This supple medium body wine offers rich complex layers of plum, cherry, sweet vanilla, aok, spice cinnamon, and floral notes with a layer of creamy finish. An excellent compliment to grille fish, beef , poultry, soups and stews.
One of the most delicate and finicky grapes, Pinot Noir demands special attention but the results reveal a seductive, plush, subtle wine that is accessible and refined.
Cloudline has an inviting ruby red hue, and fresh aromatic nuances of raspberry, violets and a touch of spice. On the palate, the wine is all cherries and red fruits, with great balance and length. The tannins are soft, and the overall fruit-forwardness makes for a wine that is thoroughly enjoyable now and for the next several years to come.
Intense aromas of apple and pear lead into hints of melon and creamy butter on the palate in this refined Chardonnay. The lingering finish is a lush balance of sweet oak, caramelized sugar, and fruit.
from its first vintage,Conundrum has stood on its own as a dramatically different white wine blend that surpasses the scope of single varietal wines. Its layered floral. tropical, spicy flavors and lush texture make it pleasing to the palate as well as a complementary to a wide range of contemporary foods.