Contrasting flavors of leather, cherries, plum, vanilla and dried fig, balancing between earth and fruit. Medium bodied, the finish is smooth and lingers with a slight tannic sensation on the edges of the palate.
Fly High Vineyard
Fly High Vineyard, Applegate Valley
Fermented in 1-ton fermenters with two punchdowns per day, then transferred to 60-gallon French Oak barrels.
Winemaker: Herb Quady & Brian Gruber
Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine competition