Our 2008 vintage has flavors of blackberry pie, ripe black cherries and dark chocolate complemented by nuances of coffee bean, spice and a fruit forward mid palate.
Wine Color: Red
Varietals: Petite Sirah
Appellation: Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay
Winemaker: Karl D. Wente
The Petite Sirah grapes were harvested from the Covarrubias and Wente blocks. The Touriga Nacional was harvested from the Livermore block.
The grapes were partially fermented in stainless steel tanks then fortified with oak-aged brandy before being placed in barrel.
The wine was aged for 7 months in American, Eastern European, and neutral oak barrels.