Pale lemon yellow in color with aromas of stone fruit (peach, apricot) and white flowers on the nose. On the palate there is a nice complexity with notes of lime, pineapple and mango with a good balance between acidity and fleshiness. This is an elegant and well integrated wine. The finish is expressive and lingering with pronounced mineral notes.
POINTS OF DISTINCTIONExceptional, sloped terroir with soils of sandy-clay and a layer of large, round, well-worn galet stones All the terroirs of Che2teauneuf-du-Pape in a single estate All 13 of the permitted primary varietals are planted Average vine age over 40 years old Certified AB Organic since 1998A veteran, acclaimed winemaking team and a rich, unique historyChe2teau La Nerthe is in contention for being one of the oldest estates in Che2teauneuf-du-Pape. Historical documents from 1560 mention the estate. The historic Che2teau was built in 1736. Che2teau La Nerthe deserves credit for being one of the first estates to bottle their own wine. This took place to some extent starting in 1784. Che2teau La Nerthe is one of the first, if not the first estate in Che2teauneuf-du-Pape to export their wine outside of France. Another first that belongs to the estate is that Che2teau La Nerthe began the practice of destemming 100% of their vines in the 1800's. By this point in time, Che2teau La Nerthe was the most expensive wine from the Southern Rhf4ne.
The wine has a deep, rich purple color. An intense raspberry fruit is on the nose, with black pepper spice and a touch of cloves and dried herbs. The palate is full with ripe tannins, big black and red fruits, followed by an array of spices.
The mighty buffalo is an iconic symbol of American heritage, a heritage woven with one thousand stories, unique traditions, and a pioneering spirit. Our country's history of hard work and tenacity lives on today in each of us and continues to be at the essence of America's character. This is the inspiration for 1,000 Stories, a unique wine aged in bourbon barrels-a reflection of our winemakers' pioneering spirits. It's not a quick process, but crafting by hand to meet exacting standards seldom is.
Don't let this masterful blend escape you. Each powerful note brings you one step closer to a night filled with mischief and fun. The Warden is a Shiraz-based red blend with tons of richness and complexity. On the nose, there is ample plum, currant, and cherry intermixed with vanilla and cinnamon spice. The same flavor profile is evident in the mouth, picking up some licorice notes. The Warden celebrated those who cleverly ruled theses cunning convicts with top guard, using them as a source of labor to build public facilities ? transforming them into colonists ho forged a new country brick by brick. These men and women, both the incarcerated and their custodians, were the building Blocks of the nation that has now been known as Australia.
Product DescriptionBlack cherry, plum, warm vanilla and espresso bean on the nose. Huge entry on the palate leads to a super rich, dense mid palate with round, chewy tannins. Long finish driven by black fruit notes and a hints of toast.
Color: Dark garnet.Aromas: Milk chocolate truffle, caramel, baking spice.Flavors: Dark plum, blackberry, and medium tannins.Structure: Heavy body, medium tannins, long finish.
22 Pirates is a global adventure in a bottle, traveling the Rhone region in France to California's Central Coast. Famous for producing award-winning wines, the Rhone Region celebrates 22 different varieties of grapes. Several pioneers brought Rhone grapes to California, where they flourished. We developed the 22 Pirates Brand to represents one pirate for each of the Rhone varieties. 22 Pirates is exciting Red Rhone Blend that will stay the course - vintage to vintage. "What's the blend?", you ask. Sorry pirates never tell! Only our swashbuckling winemaker has the creative liberty to craft his treasure. 22 Pirates embodies both the bold independence of California with the elegant sophistication of the Rhone Valley. From barrel to bottle the spirit of 22 Pirates seduces your senses; filled with exceptionally crafted wine and packaged for interactive fun. Every bottle introduces you to a different member of the crew with a customized cork listing his name and role aboard the ship. We challenge you to "Grab Yer Cork", visit our website and "Find Ye Pirate" to learn your pirate's personal tale. The label is an original artwork created by a French painter named Francois-Auguste Biard in 1855. Biard's work tells the tale of treachery, as the thieving crew lures a passing ship to come closer with the promise of companionship and music. Completely unaware those are not women or fanciful passengers, but a crew lying in wait. Adventure, peril, and impending mayhem.just a day in the life of a pirate!
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