Our 2010 Rutherford Bradford Meritage is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. A wine distinctive from both our Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, it shows aromas of black licorice and blackberry on the nose, with additional cherry, mocha, and coco flavors present on the palate. Twenty-four months of barrel aging in French oak have helped produce a flavorful, full-bodied wine with balanced tannins for a long, lingering finish. Our Bradford Meritage drinks beautifully now, and should continue to age well for an additional seven to nine years.
The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon shows all of the characteristics of a fine Rutherford Grown Cabernet Sauvignon. The complex nose is filled with dark chocolate and hints of berry. On the palate, this wine has delightful berry characteristics layered with dusty overtones. The finish is full and lingering in your mouth with balanced acid and tannins. This elegant Cabernet Sauvignon is enjoyable now and will continue to develop complexity as it ages for the next ten to twelve years.
This Merlot from the blockbuster 2012 vintage, opens with rich aromas of blackberries intertwined with cinnamon and cocoa. Echoing the vibrant nose, the palate is plush with notes of dark berries and currants, while dark chocolate, anise and vanilla linger through the velvety finish. Enjoy this luscious Merlot with a pork tenderloin with balsamic cranberry sauce or simply grilled lamb chops.
This Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc shows ripe and juicy pear, fresh melon and apricot fruit flavors balanced by refreshing lemony acidity and mineral highlights on the nose. On the palate, there are additional soft, oak overtones displaying full bodied and well integrated flavors. The natural acid levels highlight the freshness of the wine and make the fruit shine!