2015
The Count

Red Blend
Description

The Count's intriguing blend of varietals intermingles seamlessly to produce an elegant and complex wine. Individual lots were fermented separately in open and closed-top fermenters and aged for 14 months in Hungarian, French and American oak barrels before final assemblage and bottling.

Tasting Notes
Aroma: 

The wine bursts forth with bold aromatic notes of brambleberry, baker's chocolate and soft baking spices. 

Palate: 

Richly textured upon the palate, flavors of dusty blackberry, black cherry and plum skin mix with deep notes of espresso.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

The 2015 vintage of The Count - Founder's Red Wine is velvety and soft, this wine offers well-balanced acidity and a long lasting finish.

Tech Notes
  • Alcohol: 15 % ABV
  • T/A: 6.5 g/L
  • pH: 3.52
  • Aging: ​
    • 14 months in Hungarian, French and American oak barrels
  • Varietals: 
    • 66% Zinfandel
    • ​8% Carignane 
    • 7% Cabernet Franc
    • 6% Tempranillo
    • 6% Cinsault
    • 4% Malbec
    • 3% Petite Sirah
  • Appellation: Sonoma County
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
Grilled or Roast Beef (especially served rare)
SKU:
BSRE153
$20