This wine is a big, bold Napa Cabernet. Using fruit from the Stags Leap District and Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley, the resulting wine has a rich depth of aromas, both from the fruit and barrel aging, with a longer mid-palate and a full but soft finish with nice acidity.
Arise is the most aspiring wine in the Blackbird Vineyards repertoire. Every vintage is hand-tuned to express the luscious flavor profiles and lithe structure that only comes from exceptional fruit. Arise captures the charming essences of Napa Valley's unique terroir. (Only 158 Barrels Produced) Purchase this wine via BlackMail Membership|shipping included
Sourced from Hudson Vineyard in the Los Carneros appellation of the Napa Valley, the 2011 Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley Hudson Sauvignon Blanc presents arresting perfumes of ripe papaya and crisp lemon, with a hint of vanilla from the subtle oak aging. (Only 10 barrels produced)
An aromatic, Rhône Valley-inspired varietal, the 2011 Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley Marsanne expresses a fragrant nose that evolves with time in glass, and rich notes of melon and citrus on the palate that carry on to the bright, refreshing finish. (Only 7 barrels produced)
The 2011 Semper "Le Conquete" Chardonnay is a first. A true and honest attempt at producing Chablis-style wine made from grapes grown in the far northwestern corner of Sonoma. (Only 5 Barrels Produced)
The Kristine Ashe shady three-acre riverside block of Sauvignon Blanc produces fruit with clean, crisp minerality and brisk acidity. With layers of complexity and a lush, yet crisp mouthfeel, this is a wine that intrigues the palate and the mind as its layers of flavor unfold. (Only 5 barrels produced)