A WOW of a wine. Not inexpensive, but a great value in the California league. A wine driven by the terroir of the vineyard, aromas of fresh baked cherry pie and cardamom spice character are evident. On the palate, blackberry fruit and subtle oak nuances are weaved together in a complex tapestry of ﬂavors. The ﬁnish is smooth and reﬁned, presenting a sleek and sophisticated ending
100% Dry Creek Valley
October 24 & 25, 2006
Fermented 19 days at 85°F
18 months in French and Hungarian oak
The Somers Ranch vineyard lies just a mile or so into the Dry Creek Valley. The fruit for this wine comes from adjacent hillside parcels with western facing sun exposure.