2018
Durant & Booth

Reserve Red Wine
Description

In 1897 Frederick Durant and Willis and Joseph Booth formed a partnership and took over the Oakville Mercantile General Store that was founded in 1877 at the Oakville Crossroads By 1904 the sale of the store and the Victorian
home was finalized and Durant and Joseph Booth moved in Over the next several years, they transformed the destination into a grocery store for the Napa Valley Today, the historic family home stands at the gateway of one of the unsurpassed wine regions of the world and the home is one of the finest homes from the era

Tasting Notes
Appearance: 

Dark purple in the glass.

Aroma: 

This Red Wine opens with a bouquet of dark fruit aromas of blackberry, cherries and boysenberry with a waft of tobacco.

Palate: 

Flavors of black plum spread across the palate with a touch of cedar and black pepper This is a full bodied and structured wine with fine grained tannins and a lingering finish.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

Harvested in the cool morning hours from vineyards across Napa Valley including the Calistoga, St Helena and Rutherford appellations, the grapes were hand sorted and underwent extended maceration before aging for 10 months in 25% new French oak

Tech Notes
  • Appellation: Napa Valley
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Varietals:
    • Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Merlot
    • Cabernet Franc
    • Petite Sirah
    • Petit Verdot
    • Malbec
  • pH: 3.77
  • Titratable Acidity: 5.37 g/L
  • Aging:
    • 10 month in French oak
    • 25% New oak
Pairs Well With
SKU:
DBREN183
$30