Tempranillo is the noble grape of Spain, having been grown on the Iberian peninsula since Phoenician times. Zinfandel is the heritage grape of California, the favored varietal to plant in the post-Mission period. With this blend, we continue to pay homage to these varietals and their excellence in the Sierra Foothills growing region. Although these varietals are sometimes known to produce lighter red wines, the structure provided by the red, granitic soils of the Sierra Foothills is certainly present and complemented by the use of French Oak barrels. We hope you will join us in raising a glass to this unorthodox blend of two storied varietals.
300 cases produced.
As our inaugural release, this powerful blend of Cabernet and Petite Sirah demonstrates our goal to make sure that the Sierra Foothills finally gets the attention it deserves. We love Cabernet from our experience in Napa and Sonoma, and Petite Sirah is right at home in the red dirt of the Foothills. We've selected small lots of each to create this powerhouse blend that will make a mark on your palate, and your understanding of what the Sierra Foothills can do.
240 cases produced.
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– Ernest Hemingway
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