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2011 Jillian’s Blend

Our family has been proudly growing grapes in Napa Valley for two generations; this unique fusion of four varietals honors the youngest member of the third generation in our farming family, our daughter Jillian. This Left Bank Bordeaux-style blend with a twist of Rhone is structured, but easy to drink. Jillian’s is the only blend we make and it’s our most popular red wine.

Price $44.00

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Wine Profile

Production: 1605 cases

Vineyard: Cabernet Sauvignon - 60% Mast Ranch, 40% Linda Vista Ranch | Syrah - 100% Eagle Vines Ranch | Merlot - 100% Big Ranch| Malbec - 100% Flat Rock Ranch

Appellation: Napa Valley

Varietal: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah, 10% Merlot, 5% Malbec

Winemaking Style: 50% French oak, 50% American oak, 60% new, 40% used once

Alcohol: 14.8%

Enticing aromatics of fresh tobacco leaf, star anise, clove, and a flash of rhubarb lead into a bright bramble berry entry backed with a hint of smokiness and an approachable, moderate tannic structure on the palate. A hefty tapestry of tart cherry, baking spices and espresso offer a satisfying finish.