Region: Napa Valley
Variety: Bordeaux-style Red Blend
Winery: Soquel Vineyards
Taster: Virginie Boone
This blends 20% each of all five red-Bordeaux varieties, showing grapy, plummy flavor that’s juicy and soft on the palate. With a core of tobacco, tar and graphite, it complements the fruity with the savory, ending simply and elegantly.