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2019 Muscardini FORTUNA
2019 Muscardini FORTUNA

2019 Red Blend
, FORTUNA (Good Fortune)

Delicious, Plush & Velvety!

With a captivating dark red hue, this full-bodied red wine dazzles the senses the moment it hits the glass.  On the nose, the fresh aromas of wild berries are interlaced with nuances of fresh lavender, dark chocolate truffle, baking spices, and cigar box.
As the profile expands on the palate, the generous flavors of ripe blackberry, blueberry, dark cherry and fresh currants are layered with hints of cocoa, cassis, allspice, and wild sage. 

The plush and velvety texture, bright acidity, fine tannins, and firm structure make this a beautiful wine to enjoy now, or age in your cellar.  Pairs well with blue cheese, wild mushroom risotto, slow-roasted pork with creamy herb sauce, garlic-crusted rack of lamb, and grilled steaks with chimichurri sauce.

Why We Love This Wine
With a graceful balance of dark fruit and subtle oak, and embodies the heart of Sonoma. This iconic wine has been a staple for Michael Muscardini going back to 2008, when the very first vintage was released.  Fortuna, meaning ‘Good Fortune’ in Italian, is a simple reminder to everyone in the Muscardini Cellars family that they are surrounded by good fortune on a daily basis.

Winemaker: Michael Muscardini
Appellation: Sonoma
Varietals: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Zinfandel, 18% Syrah, 8% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot, and 2% Petite Sirah
Production: 742 cases
Alcohol: 14.9%

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