Napa Valley

Taken

Red Wine

2015

Varietal: 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Zinfandel, 15% Merlot, 13% Petite Sirah

Appellation: Napa Valley, CA

Barrel: Aged in French oak barrels (50% new)

Alcohol: 14.5%

pH: 3.81

T.A.: 0.6 g/100 mL

Purchase

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Visual:

Dark garnet red with a purple hue

Nose:

The nose of this opulent blend is incredibly flashy with abundant aromas of red currant, raspberry, blackberry cobbler, spice and a hint of underbrush. The French oak is subtle, yet present.

Mouth:

This powerful wine boasts copious amounts of juicy, ripe red fruit characteristics and is extraordinarily soft and supple. In addition, hints of lingering milk chocolate and cherry truffle notes dance on the back palate.

Vintage:

2015 produced lower yields but excellent quality and concentration throughout the Napa Valley. Due in part to the drought, but more so an extended period of cool weather during bloom, our grape clusters were on the lighter side and our berries stayed smaller with thicker skins. All in all, this vintage produced great quality fruit and excellent wine.

Accolades:

90 PointsWine Enthusiast, October 2018
92 Points – James Suckling, May 2018