Dark opaque color…Graphite and cedar nose reminiscent of ripe Bordeaux.Deep brooding fruit aromas with purple plums and dark chocolate aromas followed by hints of loam and cocoa. Plush entry and dense mouth-filling texture. Youthful and structured but with ripe tannins that are fine grained and soft on the finish.
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
2013 LATERAL, Napa Valley, BEST OF CLASS, 2016 S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition. Gold Medal
2012 LATERAL, Napa Valley, SILVER MEDAL 2015 SF International Wine Competition
2008 LATERAL GOLD MEDAL San Francisco International Wine Competition 2011
2009 LATERAL “Best Bordeaux style blend from Napa Valley region” GOLD MEDAL – Calif. State Fair Commercial Wine Competition 2012”