Power, structure and color are the signatures of this vintage. In appearance, a very deep purple with violet hints. On the nose, it's very expressive with notes of small red and black berries along with floral and spice notes. On the palate it's very round, dominated by the Syrah's spicy notes. Thanks to the tannins it shows excellent maturity and very good length with full ripeness. Additionally it's well balanced with significant aging potential.
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 Historical documents from 1560 mention the estate.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.
winemaker Bob Blue selected fruit from MendocinoCounty and Santa Clara Valley, a very old California appellation south of SanFrancisco Bay. The resulting wine is a perfect example of classic typicity,showing cherry fruit and blackcurrant with a touch of tobacco leaf. Ripe flavors ofZinfandel and Syrah were meticulously chosen and layered over this Cabernet,gifting midpalate, spice and rich color.This Cabernet was aged in new and used bourbon barrels, imparting complexity,depth and characteristics of charred vanilla, dried herbs and a hint of caramel.These wonderful flavor notes are specific to the bourbon barrel aging process.In true 1000 Stories form, this wine closes on a delightfully smooth andmemorable finish.
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.
Visual : Pillory with garnet edging.Nose : Complex predominance of mineral notes in a background of cherry jam combined with a subtle blend of roasted and smoked background.Palate : Powerful but with a step of silky and well-balanced tannins that make up a final that feels fatty with mineral and candied aftertaste.
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Product DescriptionRaspberry preserves, dried savory herb and mocha on the nose with hints of licorice, clove and vanilla. Expansive on the fore palate, building to a dense and rich mid palate with strong notes of ripe fruit and baking spices. Long, lingering nish with hints of toasty oak and vanilla.
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