Vertical 3-pack Super Tuscan '15, '16, & '17
2015 San Pasqual Valley Super Tuscan
78% Sangiovese 14% Merlot 5% Cabernet Sauvignon 3% Lagrein
Aged 17 months in A blend of American, French and Slovakian oak. Medium-bodied with aromas of dried cherries with plums and herbs. On the palate, cherries, and raspberries with hints of caramel in a long, full finish.
2016 Super Tuscan
57% Sangiovese, 23% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Cabernet Franc
Aged for 16 months in a blend of older and new French, American and Slovakian oak, this central Italian inspired blend is created from fruit grown in Fallbrook (57%) and Hungry Hawk Vineyards (43%). A medium-bodied wine that brings aromas of red currants, dried cranberries, and raspberries with hints of rose petals with toasty vanilla and cedar. On the palate, strawberries, black currants, and red plums are joined by hints of black pepper, clove, and tobacco with a medium, lingering silky finish.
2017 Super Tuscan
53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Sangiovese, 11% Syrah Noir, 8% Cabernet Franc
Aged for 14 months in a blend of older and new American, Slovakian and French oak, this central Italian inspired blend is created from fruit grown at two locations in the hills above the San Pasqual Valley. The first blend to come from the vineyards of Elliot Ranch and Hungry Hawk presents a medium-bodied wine that gives aromas of currants, dried cranberries, and raspberries with hints of Italian seasoning, toasty vanilla, and hickory. On the palate, smooth cherries, strawberries, and raspberries are joined by hints of rosemary and tarragon with a medium, lingering vibrant velvet finish.