US-AND-40-14

Grand Vin 'A & D Vineyard', Ashes & Diamonds

  • Made by Dan Petroski
  • Oak Knoll AVA: a blend of Merlot (75%) and Cabernet Franc (25%) from 30-year-old vines grown in gravelly clay loam
  • Merlot harvested August 29, Cabernet Franc harvested September 13
  • Macerated in stainless steel tanks for 17 days (Merlot) and 21 days (Cabernet Franc)
  • Aged in 50% new French Oak (Ermitage, Boussuet, Sylvain) for 20 months
  • 780 cases produced
Producer:
Vintage:
2014
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Napa
Variety:
Blend - Bordeaux
Color:
Red

Tasting Notes

A savory style, with notes of cedar and underbrush to the dried berry and cherry flavors. The minerally finish has hints of juniper berry in the fresh mix. Merlot and Cabernet Franc.

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