Enticing nose of high-toned cherry and raspberry with a cedary, creamy note beneath. A long, full palate with a sustained attack. Cherry and rose petal notes run the length of the mouth with orange rind hints on the finish. Overall, fleshy and balanced with clean acidity.
Light, bright red. Strawberry and raspberry on the nose, with complicating notes of white pepper and dried rose. Light-bodied and brisk, with good clarity to its red fruit flavors. The firm finish features good grip and a hint of bitter chocolate; I'd like a bit more give but this drinks easily.
Some people might say we’re busybodies or nosey neighbors although we prefer the Australian term ‘stickybeak’. And being Napa based wine industry folk, it’s hard not to be intrigued about the stunning vineyards and regions that surround us. In fact, as inquisitive vintners it seemed only natural that we’d have a bit of a stickybeak in our own backyard to see what we could find.
With a winemaking mate of ours, Wayne Donaldson (a veteran of... View More