Winery Tasting Notes: Aromas of brambleberry, Black plum, Vanilla and cinnamon bark rise from the glass . Richly layered with intense blackberry, lavender, red licorice and leather. Rich and mouth filling, ending on a velvety finish.
Blend: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 15% Syrah
Alcohol Level: 14.6%
Maturity: Drink now – 2023
Cases Produced: 550
Winemaker: Lupe Maldonado and Hugo Maldonado
Pairings: Stuffed Pork Roast, with brown gravy, Brisket, blue cheese
Fun Facts: Founder, Lupe Maldonado was named vineyard manager for Newton Vineyard in 1971. With Newton, Lupe found a home where he proudly dedicated all his energy for over thirty years. His son Hugo succeeded him in 1999. The Maldonado Winery consists of a cave nestled in the eastern hills of Calistoga California. The cave is home to all aspects of wine production, as well as barrel aging.
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