Dark black cherry juice at the core. Bright ruby at the edges. Short, slow-moving, wine-stained tears fall slowly down the glass wall.
Stewed blackberry with red plum, raspberry, wild strawberry and smoky blueberry melded with cigar box, rustic pipe tobacco, mixed spice, and subtle earthen clay.
Black cherry and blackberry preserve, smoky blueberry, cedar, tobacco leaf, savory spice, black pepper, and dusty earth.
Extra long and very elegant, with plush, gradually drying tannins that slowly spread across the palate as flavors fade.
This solid Napa Red will contrast beautifully with our spicey and tangy General Tso’s Grilled Wings. Both the wine and this recipe pack a punch!
What the experts says
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What the winery says
The 2013 Block 88 is a 100% Napa Valley blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot. This fruit forward wine offers flavors of raspberry, blackberry and cherry, with a creamy, velvety finish that stays on the palate.
This complex wine has full tannins and is ready to drink now.
|Appellation||Napa Valley, St. Helena|