2009 Vintage, Roots Run Deep Winery, Napa Valley, California. Blended with 6% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Peitit Verdot, for flavor and complexity. The wine is aged for 12 months in American and French oak adding rich vanilla, spice and intense fruit highlights.
- Nose: Vanilla, blackberry, red cherry
- Mouth: Medium body, blackberry and rich cherry, creamy french vanilla, black tea and a hint of mint.
- Finish: Medium drying tannins, with lingering dark fruit and a touch of smoke.
- Pairing: Grilled meats, barbeque, aged cheeses.