Open and accessible, with a dollop of warm ganache laid over a core of warm plum and blackberry preserve flavors. Shows just enough juicy energy to offset the toothy, extracted edge on the finish. Drink now through 2023. 20,000 cases made.
Svelte, with a crisp minerally composure to the dried raspberry and berry flavors that are well-structured. Finish offers notes of forest floor, with floral accents. Drink now through 2024. 4,380 cases made.
A wealth of savory earthiness is met by layers of balanced black cherry, wood and sage in this well-made, attractively priced wine. The oak and tannin are well mannered and integrated, allowing room for the acidity and subtle baking spice to linger.
This well-priced white is juicy in citrus and apple, with moderate oak and ample approachability. It will work at the table or in the glass as an apéritif, offering balanced acidity and well-integrated fruitiness.
Rich and rather sweet with lots of black-plum character and some toasty oak. This full-bodied red is easy to enjoy, because it’s got a rather silky texture and doesn’t come off as heavy. Drink now.
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Named for a north-to-south throughway that traverses Napa Valley, this blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon and 7% Cab Franc with small portions of Malbec, Petit Verdot, and Merlot exudes aromas of mint, cedar, and ripe blackberry. The nose mimics the palate, which sees the addition of a dusting of chocolate as well as violets and savory Italian herbs.
You want to spend your National Wine Day on a journey. You want to ride down the vino highway less traveled. RouteStock's Cabernet Sauvignon will take you there, through the winding roads of Napa Valley and beyond with every mouth-watering sip of the winery's signature expression. The flavor profile is very classic Cab Sauv—robust and structured—but it has the added edginess of black-plum and dark chocolate doubled down with eccentric notes...
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This offers creamy raspberry, currant and wild plum flavors, supported by medium-grained tannins. The spicy finish lingers with chocolate notes and hints of mint. Drink now through 2023.
This is such a lovely white wine, priced attractively, which delivers a heady entry of honey and caramelized oak. Juicy acidity lifts bold flavors of lemon meringue, green apple and tangerine, finishing with a balanced weight and intrigue of nutmeg.