Sumptuous and complex with big forward fruit aromas of Blackberry, black cherry, raspberry, blueberry and plum accented with mineral and anise notes, toasty oak, roasted coffee, dark chocolate and a lifted note of cedar. The nose mimics the the palate with a rich and focused entry that continues to build with additional exposure to air. Structured sweet tannins will provide aging for a solid decade.
Recipe PairingsTuscan-Style Steak with Crispy Potatoes
Alexander Valley, Sonoma, North Coast, California, United States
A 1954 law in France that's still on the books decrees that flying saucers may not fly over, take off from, or land on the vineyards of Chateauneuf-du-Pape.