Napa Valley

Buccella Mixed Blacks (2017)

Product Information

Country: USA

Area: California / Napa Valley

Wine style: Red

Varietal: Viognier, Petite Sirah, Mourvedre, Syrah, Grenache

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 14.5

Producer: Buccella

Size: 750ml

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¥12,140
(¥13,354 Including tax)

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Description

2017 MIXED BLACKS
For some time now, we have shared a love of Rhone Valley blends and their domestic counterparts. We wanted to experiment with some completely different varietals by putting our California twist on the beautiful interplay between the bright fruit and mineral characteristics of these blends while still maintaining the rich, fruit focused, layered lusciousness we enjoy. We are fortunate to be working with fruit  from the exceptional Shake Ridge Vineyard in Amador County. It is a fantastically well-managed site with a diverse soil composition, producing a wine with an incredible flavor  profile and depth.

Tasting Note
Our 2017 Mixed Blacks is an exotic and constantly evolving wine crafted from unique varietals. The palate explodes with luscious flavors of bright boysenberry and blueberry  cream followed by Chinese five spice, cinnamon and white pepper. Tantalizing notes of tangy pomegranate and zesty orange peel dance effortlessly on the nose with a beautiful floral essence of sweet lavender and a hint of rose petal. An uplifting presence of natural acidity and alluring minerality adds to the intrigue of this wine. The well-integrated sweet tannins give way to a long intoxicating finish.

Grapes Grenache 60%, Syrah 25%, Petite Sirah 12%, Mourvedre 2%, Viognier 1%

Terroir/Vinification

Aging Aged 18 months in 65% new French oak