2016 Blackbird ‘Paramour’ Proprietary Red Napa Valley 1.5L

2016 Blackbird ‘Paramour’ Proprietary Red Napa Valley 1.5L

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2016 Blackbird ‘Arise’ Napa Valley

   

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Winemaker Notes: The 2016 Arise offers a rich attack with sweet, plush tannins and notes of cherry, plum, and smoked duck in a long finish of coffee, plum, and blueberry. An ideal 2016 harvest season resulted in rich fruit of uncompromised character. The 2016 Arise is Blackbird at its core of supple winemaking.

Blend: 55% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot.

CRITICAL ACCLAIM


Robert Parker - “The 2016 Arise Proprietary Red is a blend of 55% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a deep garnet-purple color and opens with fragrant black cherries, black raspberries and warm plums scents with hints of underbrush, dried herbs, raspberry leaves and spice box. Medium-bodied and elegantly styled in the mouth, the palate has great vivacity with a grainy texture and long, lively finish.”


Wilfred Wong - “The 2016 Blackbird Vineyards Arise is an excellent example of vineyards and winemaking synchronization. This luxurious and well-structured wine is perfectly poised to be an integral part of a fine dining scene. Its aromas and flavors of ripe red and black fruit, a touch of oak should pair it superbly with a seared ribeye.”


Vinous - "The 2016 Arise is a very pretty wine. Lifted and floral, with lovely brightness from the Cabernet Franc in the blend, the 2016 is super-expressive today. Bright red cherry, rose petal and mint notes add freshness to this attractive, mid-weight red from Blackbird."


Wine Spectator- “Big and ripe, with good cut to the notes of dried green herbs that accent the dark plum, dried berry and chocolate nib flavors. The lithe finish offers lively minerality. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2022.”

 

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Country USA - California
Region Napa Valley
Vintage 2016
Winery Blackbird Vineyards
Grape Varietals Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Size 750 milliliter
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