2016 "G" by Alex Guarachi
Sourced entirely from Guarachi’s Meadowrock Estate, grapes for“G” have been meticulously hand-picked, hand-sorted and night-harvested from the finest 30-year old vines found on the property’s rich rocky earth. Meadowrock sits facing Southwest at an elevation of 1,400 to 1,760 feet- perched on Atlas Peak above the fog line that often blankets the valley below.
VARIETALS: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Syrah, 10% Merlot
APPELLATION: Napa Valley
AGING: 24 months in 100% French oak, 40% new
ALCOHOL: 14.8 %
TASTING NOTES: Rich flavors of cherry and dark chocolate tie harmoniously with toasted vanilla and a touch of cedar from just the right amount of oak.“G” is rich, well balanced and has a long, lasting finish. Pairs well with smoked meats, steak and chocolate.
RATINGS: 91 Wine Advocate, 91 Wine Spectator, 90 Wine Enthusiast (Editors Choice)