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2018 Muscardini Old Vine Red Blend Reserve
2018 Muscardini Old Vine Red Blend Reserve

Muscardini
2018 Red Blend
, Old Vine RESERVE
Sonoma Valley

Exceptional - Modern, Sexy & Full Bodied

This magnificent release is crafted with Old Vine Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot grown from Cassata Vineyards in Sonoma Valley.  It opens with aromas of wild blackberries and blueberries interwoven with enchanting notes of fresh mint, lavender, roasted walnut, savory spices, and captivating hints of dark chocolate.  Full-bodied, wine offers concentrated notes of plum, blueberry and cassis underpinned with wild sage, licorice, black pepper, and an elegant touch of fine-grained oak, which adds extra layers of complexity into a long, engaging finish.

This drinks great now, and will easily go for a decade or more in your cellar.
Pairs well with fresh blue cheese, eggplant parmesan, pasta Bolognese, barbequed pork chops, and grilled steak with black peppercorn sauce.

VINTAGE
This outstanding Reserve blend consists of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot all from the beautiful Cassata Vineyards Estate in Sonoma Valley.

VINEYARD
Cassata Vineyards is located in beautiful Glen Ellen, California. This area is known for its outstanding growing soils and climate. The vineyard was re-established along the gentle rolling hills. In the center of the property, a pond has been incorporated to act as a beautiful oasis for local wildlife. The pond also provides a much needed water resource. The entire property is managed bio dynamically so that future generations can enjoy a pure and simple refuge in this isolated valley.

Winemaker: Michael Muscardini
Appellation:
Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County
Vineyard: Cassata Vineyards
Varietals: 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot
Alcohol: 14%

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