Allow the wine to open up ~30 minutes before tasting
Appearance deep ruby
Aromas black cherry, cassis, plum, bakeshop spice, caramel, leather, cigar box, black truffle, eucalyptus
Palate dried cherry, goji berry, mocha, black pepper, medium body, velvety tannins, balanced acidity, lingering finish
Food Pairing Suggestions
With its own unique micro-climate, terroir defines many of the flavors in the Sciandri Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine pairs perfectly with many hearty meals. Enjoy with lamb, beef, pork, sausage, grilled meats, stews and game. Dishes with black olives, black pepper, pungent herbs and mushrooms will also compliment nicely. Hard cheeses and salami make a perfect accompaniment as well. Serve with dark chocolate for dessert.
Up to 20 years under proper cellar conditions
Sciandri Family Vineyard
About The Vineyard
The 4+ acre vineyard on Sciandri 20 acre estate is allied with the Napa Green Certified Land Program, which includes a certification for Fish Friendly Farming. The family focuses on sustainable practices related to soil, drainage, wildlife and more.
The near picture-perfect growing season began in late February. Spring was mild, with extended flowering yielding bounitful and uniform grape clusters. Temperatures remained steady and warm throughout the growing season, without any significant heat spikes, making for a cool, unhurried harvest mid October.
Aging: 24+ months in French Oak