Grand Reserve Gift Get
The 2014 Grand Reserve Barbera is world-class and possesses the true essence of the varietal. Aged for 18 months in 100% French oak, all elements come together effortlessly to create a complex and sophisticated wine. Opaque in color with vibrant aromatics of blackberry and blueberry followed by hints of dried herbs and dark chocolate, this wine has impeccable balance and ripeness with astonishing depth that signifies the hallmark characteristics of this spectacular varietal. Elegant yet fresh, this velvet smooth wine is laced with a beautiful acidity that will continue to age gracefully for the next several years. Drink now through 2023.
The 2013 Grand Wren dazzles with its complexity and opulence that is superbly multi-dimensional. On the nose the density of fruit continually evolves from black currant to blackberry and black cherry. On the palate, flavors of white pepper, dried strawberry and cardamom seamlessly flow into a long lingering finish of boysenberry and dark chocolate. The Grand Wren has a wonderful freshness that is complimented by a beautifully dry minerality and deep, rounded tannins. Texturally flawless, this gorgeous wine is powerful, elegant and richly layered while maintaining grace and balance between each of its many facets. Drink July 2016 through 2024. Awarded 95pts Connoisseurs' Guide.