Our “super-Tuscan” blend combines mountain-grown Sangiovese with 25% Merlot. Aromas of wild berry and juicy fruit combine with a suggestion of fresh plums and huckleberry rice pudding. The seductive mid-palate unfolds with a delightful purity of fruit and a lingering finish.

Appellation: Sonoma County
Vintage: 2003
Harvest: October 2003
Fermentation: Stainless Steel
Cooperage: French Oak
Blend: 75% Sangiovese
25% Merlot
Alcohol: 14.1%
Bottling: December 2004
Production: 240 (500 ml bottles) cases
Release Date: April 2005


  • The Wine Advocate:
    Rating: 88

    The limited production 2003 Sangiovese, which includes 10% Merlot, is only available at the winery. Copious quantities of strawberry, earth, and leathery aromas are followed by a medium-bodied Sangiovese to consume over the next 3-4 years.