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2020
Snake

Red Wine
SKU: JRENSN203

Our powerful boldest premium reds, dark, age-worthy wines of substance. Regardless of their grape, these heavyweights are barrel-aged and quite concentrated in flavor.

FOOD PAIRING: These big reds perform best with rich, high-protein foods such as AGED CHEESES & RED MEATS and work brilliantly with RICHER, BOLDER SAUCES too.

$120
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$96 Member Price*
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Description

Stunningly SLEEK and smooth, with elaborate flavor patterns like the skin of a snake, this bottle’s STRIKING elixir has fangs that will provoke the serpent within you… charming its way into a TRANSCENDENT euphoria.

Tasting Notes
Aroma: 

Unleashing an enticing bouquet of dark currant, crushed blackberries, and alluring spice, this full-bodied vintage is a masterpiece of complexity.

Palate: 

This wine showcases flavors of sun-drenched earth, succulent raspberry, delicate violet, and a subtle hint of alluring sandalwood. The 2020 Snake is impeccably polished with a long and invigorating finish that is both crisp and gratifying, leaving you with a feeling of pure satisfaction and a deep yearning for another glass.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

A Cabernet Sauvignon based blend, the 2020 Snake comes from three prized vineyards across Napa Valley: Rutherford, Oakville, and Yountville.

Tech Notes
  • Varietal:
    • 52% Cabernet Sauvignon
    • 29% Petite Syrah
    • 19% Malbec
  • Region: Napa Valley
    • Three Napa Valley vineyards
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • pH: 3.63
  • T/A: 6.7
  • Aging:
    • Aged in 100% French oak
    • 20% New oak
    • 19 Months
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
New York strip steak, Grilled Crown Roast of Lamb
Cheese & Nuts:
Gruyere Monte Christo Sandwich
Fruits & Vegetables:
Stuffed Eggplant with Lamb and Pine Nuts
Sauces:
Boysenberry Compote