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2017 Claret Details

2017 Claret

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$444.00 per Case

Tasting Notes

Beautiful dark garnet color. Aromas of red fruits hints of sweet cherry. Soft structure through the pallet balanced with notes of espresso and cassis. Toasted notes on the finish alluring and sophisticated it is memorably lush with a tapestry of smooth tannins and succulent flavors of wild berries, plum and anise.

Vineyard Designation

Sams Valley

Vineyard Notes

The grapes for our Claret were crushed, aged in French and American oak, blended and then aged further. This has created an elegant, classic blend that is well-balanced with a bold, beautiful bouquet.


These elements pair wonderfully with the gamey, robust intensity of the grilled beef. This is especially true in the case of dry aged beef and older Claret.


2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Silver Medal 93 Points Editors' Choice Wine Enthusiast

Wine Profile

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Vintage 2017
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Merlot, Cab Sav, Cab Franc
Varietal Composition 40% Cabernet Franc 40% Cabernet Sauvignon 20% Merlot
Appellation Rogue Valley
Harvest Date October 2017
Aging 3 years in bottle
Barrel Aging 18 Months 85% French Oak 15% American Oak
Ageability 20 years
Fermentation Stainless steel
Bottling Date 8/14/19
Alcohol % 13.6
Size 750 ml