The 2003 FORTIS opens with a flood of ripe, concentrated blueberry and currant aromas, opulently layered with bitter chocolate, caramel, white peppercorn and bay leaf. The firm, yet silky texture of this voluminous blend boasts intense flavors of dried cherry and red berry, with beautifully integrated tannins. The finish exhibits stunning length, punctuated by a profile of ripe berry, cocoa and smoke. This wine may be enjoyed now or cellared for 10-15 years.
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In 1978 , a remarkable vineyard took shape alongside a deep pine forest that climbs the western hillside of Napa Valley’s storied Stags Leap District. Today, nestled in a small valley along the Silverado Trail, the carefully maintained and terraced slopes of Pine Ridge Vineyards blend gracefully with the natural rise and fall of the land. Year after year, the wines of Pine Ridge carry a sense of this place and its history. Continuity, balance and meticulous craftsmanship are inherent in... View More