Sold Out
2017 Dagmar Kane Red Blend
2017 Dagmar Kane Red Blend

Dagmar
2017 Red Blend
, KANE
Mendocino County

94 Points - Christopher Sawyer "Sommelier to the Stars"

Deep, rich and generous, with a deep purple hue.  Aromas of crushed violets, ripe berries, blueberry pop-tarts, black currant, licorice, chocolate-coated espresso beans, allspice, and cedar box.  In the glass, deeper fruit notes are layered with earthy and spicy notes of black truffle, mineral, wild herbs, black pepper, cardamom, and a subtle hint of smoked hickory.  Full-bodied with a plush, velvety texture.  Coats the plate with fresh, juicy flavors of black raspberry, blueberry, boysenberry and dark plum.

This is one of those powerhouse California blockbuster blends that just works.   It just begs you to bring some to the party, splash it around, you get the idea.  Approachable now or cellar for up to a decade... if you can wait that long.  Grab a handful, bring on the meats and enjoy! 

Food Pairings:  To match the lavish flavors and grip in this brilliant blend, serve this wine with blue cheese aside nuts and dried fruits, charcuterie, risotto with wild mushrooms, juicy burgers, roasted squab, pan-seared duck with blueberry reduction sauce, Korean barbeque, gamey meats, or Osso Buco.

Alcohol: 14.4% by volume
Varietals: 
76% Petite Sirah and smaller portions of Zinfandel, Grenache & Syrah
Appellation: Mendocino County
Alcohol: 14.8% by volume
Total acid:  6.59 g/L
pH:  3.65
Aging:  20 months on American oak


More About Dagmar

<< previous  |  next >>

All Wines


Fess Parker
2017 Pinot Noir, Sta. Rita Hills
Pommard Clone

94 Points, Vinous
Racy, exuberant and flat-out delicious. Seared black cherries, red and purple flowers, sage and vanilla make for a very compelling nose on this bottling of a single clone. The palate is fresh with snappy raspberry flavors and then broadens toward baking-spice flavors, proving quite lush and delicious. This is an especially alluring style.

 $60.00 
Today's Price
$48.00
2017 Fess Parker Pommard Pinot Noir

Epiphany
2017 Red Blend, Syrah-Cabernet
Santa Barbara County

93 Points, Vinous
A great example of where Cabernet's structure and depth are balanced by Syrah's jammy fruit-forward flavors. Savory aromas of dark berries, cassis, baking spices and vanilla that intermingle with earthy notes of dried tobacco, cigar box and saddle leather. Notes of dark fruit flavors carry on to the palate, with dark chocolate, vanilla and a hint of black currant.

 $40.00 
Today's Price
$32.00
2017 Epiphany Syrah-Cabernet

Fess Parker
2017 Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley
Sierra Madre Vineyard

91 Points, Wine Enthusiast
Aromas bright orchard fruit, lemon confit and white flowers. The palate is crisp, fresh, ripe and savory all at once... a nice interplay of honeyed citrus fruits in the mouth, with a light to medium weight, juicy acidity presenting flavors of Asian pear, nectarine and Rainier cherry with a smooth textured finish of new French oak.

 $40.00 
Today's Price
$29.99
2017 Fess Parker Chardonnay

WineHeist.com
Inside Steals, One Every Week