Silver, Dixie Classic Fair, 2012
Silver, American Wine Society, 2012
Bronze, Finger Lakes International, 2012
A 2012 blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, and Merlot. This wine has undergone extended aging in American oak. This is predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon. Vintage 2012, alcohol 12.5%, 0% Residual Sugar.
Clear, dark Red color with some brick hues. This wine is characterized by its leafy, twiggy cabernet character. Aromas of dark red cherries, and vanilla are dominant in this wine. Moderate body supported by lengthy tannin structure, smooth and balanced all the way to the finish. Lingering vanilla, chocolate and cherry supported by the American oak barrels are noted.
Pair with fatty red meats to balance moderate tannin structure. Perfect with grilled steaks or roast beef.