Dark ruby in color with a reddish rim.
Fruity on the nose with blueberries, cherries, raspberries, black plums, earth, vanilla, licorice, spices, black pepper, dark chocolates, coffee and mocha.
Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and long legs.
Dry and fruity on the palate with raspberries, plums, cherries, oak, strawberries, spices, tobacco leaf, earth, leather, coffee and peppercorn.
Medium on the finish with soft tannins and tangy cranberries.
This Napa Valley Red Blend is a little disappointing. Unbalanced yet drinkable, with mild complexity.
Might need another year in the bottle to mature. Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up.
13.5% alcohol by volume.