Warm aromas of black cherry, cassis and dried cranberries plus hints of vanilla bean and baking spice. The palate follows through with drying tannins, balanced acidity, savory mid-palate, finishing with ripe round tannins.
These vineyards yield rich fruit forward wines characteristic of the terroir. Pope Valley vineyards are located in the North-Eastern hills of the Vaca Mountains in a town called Pope Valley within the Napa Valley Appellation. The soil is a pleaston loam with areas of a Bressa-Dibble complex. Pope Valley is a warm growing climate with cool evenings and mornings which allow the grapes to hang on the vine long enough to ripen to their fullest potential and cool enough at nights to develop complex varietal aromas.
243 Cases Produced
This single vineyard wine is a big, bold Cabernet that is elegantly balanced and aromatically complex. A touch of Petit Verdot brings more structure to the mid-palate, rounding out the wine just beautifully.
Food Pairing Notes
Pair this wine with big bold meats, as well as complex meals such as roasted lamb chops with rosemary and fingerling potatoes.