This is a bold, red wine from a sourced from a mix of iconic Napa Valley Vineyards, and made by esteemed winemaker, Joe Wagner of Caymus Family & Belle Glos vineyard-designated Pinot Noir fame.
Color: Dark cherry with scarlet red highlights.
Aroma: Complex aromas of black raspberry, milk chocolate, and soft hints of sweet cedar.
Palate: Bold flavors of boysenberry pie, sugar cookie, and toffee lead to subtle notes of strawberry jam and baking spice. The balanced and complex tannin structure creates a long-lasting enjoyable finish.
Food Pairing: This wine can be enjoyed with tri-tip crostini, pork ribs with mashed potatoes, creamy au gratin potatoes or a on its own on the patio under the stars.
A fifth generation napa valley winemaker, Joe Wagner has been immersed in every aspect of the wine industry his entire life. Learning the ropes from his father Chuck Wagner, who co-founded Caymus Vineyards with his parents in 1972, Joe gained a love for viticulture and winemaking.
When Joe established Belle Glos vineyard-designated Pinot Noirs with his father in 2001, he took a different approach to vineyard decisions and winemaking than the traditional Burgundian philosophy. Joe threw off wine conventions by establishing his philosophy of “Go With Your Palate,” a simple way of empowering people to drink what they enjoy and not be swayed by others. The style was rich and opulent for a Pinot Noir, and the voluptuous red wax-dipped bottles drove the point home.