2021 Mercury Rising, California
Best of Class, Red Blend ~ 2024 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
97 points ~ Double Gold, 2023 Sunset International Wine Competition
Black Currant, Cedar, Semisweet Chocolate, Sweet Oak
Mercury Rising is a blend primarily composed of Bordeaux varieties:
Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Cabernet adds structure and
aroma, while Merlot provides a supple mouthfeel mid-palate. Petit
Verdot brings rich color, tannins and hints of violets. Malbec has
aromas of black cherry, chocolate, with deep dark color. harmonizes
the wine by elevating the fruit. A bit of Cabernet Franc and adds a
touch of spice. All of the grapes are fermented separately due to
different harvest dates and to maximize the potential of each variety.
Mercury Rising is not only an enjoyable wine to drink, but also a fun
wine to create.