Svelte, with a crisp minerally composure to the dried raspberry and berry flavors that are well-structured. Finish offers notes of forest floor, with floral accents. Drink now through 2024. 4,380 cases made.
A wealth of savory earthiness is met by layers of balanced black cherry, wood and sage in this well-made, attractively priced wine. The oak and tannin are well mannered and integrated, allowing room for the acidity and subtle baking spice to linger.
This well-priced white is juicy in citrus and apple, with moderate oak and ample approachability. It will work at the table or in the glass as an apéritif, offering balanced acidity and well-integrated fruitiness.
Rich and rather sweet with lots of black-plum character and some toasty oak. This full-bodied red is easy to enjoy, because it’s got a rather silky texture and doesn’t come off as heavy. Drink now.
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Named for a north-to-south throughway that traverses Napa Valley, this blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Cab Franc with small portions of Malbec, Petit Verdot, and Merlot exudes aromas of mint, cedar, and ripe blackberry. The nose mimics the palate, which sees the addition of a dusting of chocolate as well as violets and savory Italian herbs.
You want to spend your National Wine Day on a journey. You want to ride down the vino highway less traveled. RouteStock's Cabernet Sauvignon will take you there, through the winding roads of Napa Valley and beyond with every mouth-watering sip of the winery's signature expression. The flavor profile is very classic Cab Sauv—robust and structured—but it has the added edginess of black-plum and dark chocolate doubled down with eccentric notes...
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This offers creamy raspberry, currant and wild plum flavors, supported by medium-grained tannins. The spicy finish lingers with chocolate notes and hints of mint. Drink now through 2023.
This is such a lovely white wine, priced attractively, which delivers a heady entry of honey and caramelized oak. Juicy acidity lifts bold flavors of lemon meringue, green apple and tangerine, finishing with a balanced weight and intrigue of nutmeg.
“This is a screaming deal for a wine of this quality: a light, delicate and earthy expression of the grape that's stemmy and spicy. Forest floor, bark and dark brooding fruit meet a tangle of tight-woven acidity dipped in orange zest.”
“Slate and stone provide a mineral character to this white wine, fermented in both concrete egg and oak. Mouthfilling and youthful, it offers strong flavors of green apple amidst a steely, complex body of light-bodied weight.”
“Without an ounce of fat, this tightly knit wine offers sparkling minerality that brightens apple and pear on the palate. Well-integrated oak adds cream and spice notes.” – Sonoma International Wine Competition
The wine has a vibrant garnet color with an amazingly explosive nose of wild ﬂowers, orange blossom, raspberry and hazelnuts. The pallet is quite bright and lively with acidity and yet warm with ﬂavors of orange peel, red fruits, well integrated French oak and thyme. The balance of the wine keeps it fresh and at the same time mouth ﬁlling with expansive ﬂavors. The wine ﬁnishes with a beautiful mouthwatering savory character that brings you back for glass after glass! – Vance Rose, Winemaker
The nose exudes aromas of cranberry, black cherry, citrus peel, clove and leather. This wine is medium bodied on the palate with supple tannins complimented by juicy red fruit, black fruit and savory notes.