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.
SCORE: 94 | JANUARY 1, 2022 | VINOUS/ANTONIO GALLONIAroma:
This wine opens with aromas of dark currant fruits, crushed blackberries and nutmeg.Palate:
This full-bodied wine is rich and complex with flavors of dried earth, black raspberries, violet and a touch of sandalwood. Polished tannins lead to a long and fresh finish.Vintage Notes:
A Cabernet Sauvignon based blend, the 2019 Crocodile comes from seven prized vineyards across the Napa Valley, with afocus on St. Helena.
Meats & Fish:New York strip steak, Grilled Crown Roast of LambCheese & Nuts:Gruyere Monte Christo SandwichFruits & Vegetables:Stuffed Eggplant with Lamb and Pine Nuts
Region: Napa Valley
- Nine Napa Valley vineyards
- Aged in 100% French oak
- 18% New oak
- 24 Months
- Region: Napa Valley