2018 RED BLEND

Chasing Rain Red Blend - Red Mountain Wines - Aquilini Family Wines

DESCRIPTION

The Chasing Rain 2018 Red Blend is intense yet smooth, with complex notes of cherry, mocha, star anise, and baking spices. Given the limited rainfall in Red Mountain, our winemakers are able to carefully control irrigation to reveal this vibrant yet structured wine.


WINE PROFILE

Varietal Notes

44% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot, 4% Malbec, 2% Cabernet Franc. Aged 18 months in 25% new American oak.

Tasting Notes

Black cherry, raspberry, and mocha on the nose with hints of star anise, baking spice, and pine needles. Polished and rich on the fore palate, leading to a dense and layered mid palate with complex notes of dried herb and black fruit. Finishes long, with fine grain tannins and hints of toasted oak.

HOW IT TASTES

Light Bold
Smooth Tannic
Dry Sweet
Soft Acidic

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