Dusty Red - Gibbs

Varietal:  37% Merlot, 31% Cabernet Franc, 26% Syrah, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Other

Production:  630 cases

Appellation:  Napa Valley                                              
Alcohol %: 14.6

Tasting Notes: Aromas of black pepper and roasted French oak are supported by a soft and flavorful mid-palate of black currant, ripe black cherries, and a long textured finish. Soft tannins make the 2012 vintage incredibly food friendly and drinkable upon opening

Aging:  24 Months in French Oak

Winemaking: Composed primarily of Merlot harvested from Gargiulo Vineyards in Oakville and Cabernet Franc from Carpenter Ranches in Saint Helena, the Gibbs 2012 Red Wine is a perfect balance of the spicy aromas and fruit-forward flavors of Napa Valley. Each varietal was individually fermented and aged, then drawn from barrels and blended prior to bottling

Food Pairing : Roasted chicken, pasta with meat sauce.

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