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2020
Crocodile

Red Wine
SKU: JRENCR203

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*
*Wine Society Members receive preferred pricing. Learn More
Description

Like the elusive crocodile, in all its DEVIOUS scheming, this FEISTY and intricate red wine will swiftly seize your senses with all its might… causing you, its prey, to become unexpectedly RAVENOUS for more… until the hunted becomes the hunter.

Tasting Notes
Aroma: 

Alluring scents of ripe dark fruits and crushed currants escape the glass.

Palate: 

This full-bodied Napa Valley Red Wine is opulent and intricate with delectable flavors of sun-baked earth, succulent black raspberries, delicate violet and a hint of creamy sandalwood. Precise and deliberate like a cocodile, the velvety tannins glide effortlessly to a lingering and revitalizing finish with rythmic stability.

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