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2016 Claret Details

2016 Claret

 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.
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 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.

Tasting Notes

The second this wine touches the glass you notice an aroma of spice and vanilla. With a wonderful berry flavor, this wine finishes with a savory hint of spice and dark cherries. Cherry Tart, Raspberry Blueberry Pie Silky smooth light oak treatment smoke toasted hazelnut caramel with a beautiful acidy.

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.

Pairings

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.

Wine Profile

Vintage 2016
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 2016
Barrel Aging 20 Months 85% French Oak 15% American Oak
Bottling Date 5/15/2018
Alcohol % 13.1
Size 750 ml