YOUNT RIDGE CELLARS 2010 Proprietary Red Blend, Oakville
Complementary ground shipping on 3 or more bottles*
WHY WE LOVE IT:
90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 3% Malbec
Oakville Estate, single vineyard organically farmed
- Never ending finish; elegant and youthful
Super secret Heritage library wine release. Proprietary Bordeaux blend from acclaimed winemaker Celia Welch. An intense reflection of Oakville terroir, single vineyard estate wines.
WINEMAKER: Legendary Celia Welch
WHAT WE TASTED: Bright cherry in spades. Mocha, dark chocolate notes, huckleberry, sweet earth and cardamom. Youthful. As one would expect from a master winemaker of this caliber. Considered one of the best Napa Valley vintage year as well. Drinking perfectly.
AVA DESIGNATED: Oakville, Napa Valley
WHAT WE PAIRED:
- Absolutely nothing. This baby deserves undivided attention!
- Grilled Ribeye, garlic-buttermilk mashed potatoes
- Chateaubriand, sauce bearnaise, potatoes Anna
PERSONALITY: The complexity of the vineyard shines through a progression of dark fruit, cherry, dusty cocoa, cool mint and more - what this Oakville estate is known for. Celia's extraordinary winemaking skills are on display. This vineyard is worthy of her talents.
- Aged 20 months in 70% new French Oak
- Each year of the Blend will have a distinct varietal percentage.
- 14.7% alcohol
*Ground shipping in states where allowed. Temperature control shipping in effect May 15 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.*