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2016 Virga Red Blend


2016 Virga Red Blend


Virga is our rich, full bodied, and slightly spicy homage to the great wines of the Southern Rhone Valley in France. Aromas of black cherry, licorice, orange zest, white pepper, vanilla, and cedar converge with flavors of blackberry, black cherry, and roasted coffee with a backbone of baking spices, smoke and wet rock, and a juicy long-lasting finish. Pair with lamb, goat cheese, sauteed mushrooms or a juicy steak.

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Wine Data

Vintage: 2016
Appellation: Columbia Valley
Varietals: Syrah (65%), Mourvedre’ (29%), Grenache (6%)
Vineyards: Weinbau (Mourvedre), Ciel du Cheval (Syrah and Grenache), Gamache (Syrah)
Aging: 28 months in 100% neutral French and American oak
Alcohol: 14.5%
Final pH: 3.63
Final TA: 6.3 g/L
Yeast: GRE and RP-15
Bottled: February 22, 2019
Released: July 2019
Cases Produced: 73

Awards and Reviews

2014 Vintage:
Silver Medal:
2017 Tri Cities Wine Festival
Silver Medal: 2018 Capital Food and Wine Festival
Bronze Medal: 2018 Savor Wine Awards

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