Each vineyard was harvested at the peak of ripeness and fermented separately in small open-top stainless steel fermentors. After aging in French and American oak, the best lots were combined and gently filtered before bottling.
The big red wines from this region embody defined “Contra Costa” character, most often displaying jammy, plum and stone fruit nuances along with a specific earthy, dusty and leathery quality. This wine shows rich, soft plum and ripe cherry flavors, with elements of earthy spice and dark chocolate.
It pairs beautifully with osso bucco, chile verde burritos, or lemon-marinated chicken; it is also perfect with wood-fired margharita pizza.
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