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GALLEGOS WINES Dos Hermanos Red Blend, Napa Valley

WHY WE LOVE IT:

  • 3rd Generation Mexican American winemaker
  • One of the oldest Rutherford Merlot vineyards in Napa
  • Consistent award winner with the 2013 earning 92 Points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 

WINEMAKER: Eric Gallegos

WHAT WE TASTED: Dos Hermanos - Two Brothers - is a 50/50 blend of Merlot and Petite Sirah. It's a dense purple color with big fruit - plum, cassis, blackberry, blueberry. Full bodied and opulent, drinking in a sweet spot now but good for another 10 years. An amazingly great inaugural release from a new, young winemaker. 

AVA DESIGNATED: Napa Valley (Rutherford Merlot, East Hills Rutherford Petite Sirah)

WHAT WE PAIRED:

  • Steak and trio of grilled pepper fajitas (no cilantro)
  • Lamb and eggplant tikka masala
  • Portobello mushroom burgers, melted swiss cheese

PERSONALITY:

Ignacio Gallegos Sr. settled in Napa Valley in the 1950’s as part of the Mexican Bracero Workers Program and started a family legacy of farming some of the most prestigious vineyard sites in wine country. Today, his son Ignacio II, and grandsons Ignacio III and Eric continue the legacy with their highly sought out vineyard management company. They believe, and live the fact, that great wines begin in the vineyard. The Gallegos Rutherford Merlot vineyard is one of the oldest in Napa Valley

TECHNICAL: 

  • Only 200 cases produced
  • French oak barrels: 30% new, 70% neutral
*Ground shipping in states where allowed. Temperature control 
shipping in effect May 1 through Sept 15 to protect these fine
wines. A small fee will be added to each shipment. You may choose
2 day or overnight air also*. Our summer solutions overnight
shipping rate is the best deal!

free

Regular price $56.00