Those spices give way to aromas of blackberries, currants, and sage. The texture is round and the fruit expression is concentrated and lush.
Firm pear and apple fruit flavors are balanced with luminous minerality and a subtle framing of creamy vanilla toast.
The gravel loam rich soils of these vineyards force the typically vigorous Cabernet vines to form small berries which in turn create dark and densely flavored wines.
Parducci Small Lot Pinot Noir offers light earth, tea and cherry aromas framed within tasty cranberry and raspberry flavors in this medium-bodied and well-balanced wine.
The Federalist Bourbon Barrel-Aged Zinfandel marries intense raspberry and black pepper with vanilla, a touch of clove spice and rich caramel.