SWIRL: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Syrah, Carignane and Sangiovese
SEE: Deep ruby red color
SNIFF: The intense aromatics offer several pleasant surprises throughout the experience. The nose features blackberry with hints of lavender and vanilla.
SIP: This smooth, and intriguing wine shows exuberant fruit flavors, opening with succulent red fruit ranging from blackberries and dried cherries. The presence of Syrah compliments the wine with a closing note of peppery spice, for a memorable finish.
SERVE: Risotto, Thai or other spicy dishes, grilled chicken or salmon, pasta with red meat sauce.
Varietal: Dry Red Table Wine
California produces the majority of wine made in the United States. Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and Pinot Noir dominate the wine production in California, but many other varietials thrive in the California climate. Many fine wines are produced in California using Mediterranean grapes.