November 10, 2020 |
FALL 2020 NEW WINE RELEASE
Our Fall New Wine Release features three wines from the stellar 2018 vintage that are perfect matches for your Thanksgiving and holiday meals. These wines will be available for tasting and purchase beginning November 14 from 1:00-5:00 pm at the winery. They are available now online. Tasting reservations are recommended as we can only accomodate three groups at a time--use our Contact Us form to request your time and size of your group (in the "Comments" field).
- 2018 Mistral Grenache: The 2018 vintage of Mistral is 97% Grenache from Red Mountain’s Ciel du Cheval vineyard and 3% Syrah from Coyote Canyon and Gamache vineyards. This fresh wine features aromas and flavors of red berries, sweet tobacco, and lavender. Aging was for 17 months in once-used American oak puncheon and barrels. Retail $33.00 Wine Club $26.40-$28.05
- 2018 Drizzle Pinot Gris: This new Drizzle is slightly drier (less sweet) than prior vintages. With a kiss of 0.6% residual sugar, the 2018 Drizzle is from Red Mountain's Ciel du Cheval vineyard. Dominated by aromas and flavors of pear, melon and characteristic Red Mountain wet stone, the wine finishes with bright lemony acidity. There are only 38 cases of this wine that was fermented and aged in a temperature controlled stainless steel tank. Retail $15.00 Wine Club $12.00-$12.75
- 2018 Virga Red Blend: The 2018 Virga is a bold, smoky and spicy blend of 48% Mourvedre, 36% Syrah and 16% Grenache from Weinbau, Gamache, Ciel du Cheval and Coyote Canyon vineyards. Aromas of blackberries, black plums, black currant, pipe tobacco, baking spices and pepper transition to thick, complex flavors of dark cocoa, roasted coffee beans and earth. The finish is ripe and savory with moderate tannins. Aging was for 17 months in once-used American oak puncheon and barrels Retail $33.00 Wine Club $26.40-$28.05