LUCIA Red Blend 2022 Estate, Dry Creek Valley

$ 37.00

Tasting Notes:
Light fresh red fruit and floral aromas.
Medium body, youthful tannin with fresh acidity.
Plum, cherry, raspberry, strawberry, red currant and cranberry
Savory thyme and chervil. Complex elegance.

The Grapes: Cinsaut 47%, Carignane 33%, Mourvedre 14%, Counoise 6 %

Vineyards - Cinsaut, Mourvèdre & Counoise from Estate Owl Hill Vineyard. This tiny special piece of ground is rock, gravel and clay from decomposed Dry Creek Conglomerate soil. Grapes benefit from both south & north exposures.
Carignane from Estate Gannon Vineyard is more red clay, sand, gravel. Exposure soaks up the last sunshine of the day.

Wine - This complex Lucia contains 4 grape varieties showing tart red fruit with characteristics that Lucia is known for. Delicious berry flavors and complex earth. Drink now to 2029  12.7%  Only 93 cases made.

Serve With spaghetti carbonara, fresh pea soup, white bean soup, cassoulet, sheep cheese, corn chowder, fresh oysters, grilled lamb chops, chicken noodle soup

LUCIA blend is named after my late very popular tasting room dog. She was a blend of Old English Sheepdog and Golden Retriever. A complex dog that was soft to pet and did not shed.

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