Hoopes Merlot And Syrah

First to the nose are notes of ripe purply-blue fruits like huckleberry and blueberry along with anisette, violet and the freshness of lemony pine. Complex and powerful, yet pretty and feminine, the nose rounds out with the sweet and delicate characters of raspberry candy and honeyed amber.  On the palate, there is jammy...
 
Howell Mountain
2016
$60.00 750ml

This wine is an absolute joy and a worthy example of the seductiveness of Mountain Merlot. Aromatically complex and enticing with fresh floral notes coupled with a sweet bay herbal dryness, powdery spun sugar, beeswax and blackberry. Flavors in the mouth support the promise of...

 

Howell Mountain
2015
$60.00 750ml

There is no mistaking Mountain Merlot. Rich, dark notes of cocoa and espresso unfold to sappy bayberry, fresh lavender, blackberry, carnations, and candied violets. The lush and generous palate gives way to ripe, sweet, tannins and flavors of black cherry and dark chocolate. The mouthwatering...


Howell Mountain
2014
$60.00 750ml
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The 2017 Sophie’s is a beauty. It displays gorgeous aromatics of ripe black cherry, currant, strawberry and iris along with some soft and creamy notes of Madagascar vanilla, nutmeg and cocoa. These aromatics carry through to a medium-bodied, expansive Syrah that is overall pure, elegant, and balanced. The velvety smooth texture and fine tannins are notable here,
supporting a flavorful...
 
Oak Knoll District
2017
$50.00 750ml

Powerful, feminine and complex you are met with pretty nose of raspberry, ether, orange oil, black cherry and a hint of olive tapenade. Warmer flavors broaden in the mouth ranging from sweet medium roast coffee and baking spices to...

 

Oak Knoll District
2016
$50.00 750ml

Our Syrah sits inky purple in the glass and opens with complex and weighty aromas of ripe raspberries, cardamom, fresh cracked black peppercorns and wet stone. This wine is both elegant and bold. Co-fermentation with Viognier brings precision and juiciness along with...

 

Oak Knoll District
2015
$50.00 750ml