Varietal: Red Blend
Private Reserve Red is a complex red blend orchestrated with Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec. Aged in new French and American Oak for over 23 months this wine is rich in aromatics, fruit forward and structured with lingering tannins.
Pair with: Prime Rib, Lamb Chops, Smoked Portobello Mushrooms or Chocolate Cheese Cake with Blackberry Coulis.
SILVER | 2014 Idaho Wine Competition (2012 vintage)
BRONZE | 2012 Idaho Wine Competition (2010 vintage)
2X GOLD | 2010 Idaho Wine Competition (2008 vintage)
|Composition Notes||50% Syrah, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 8% Malbec|
|Vineyards||Huston Estate Vineyard, Sawtooth Vineyard, Williamson Vineyard|
|Release Date||November 2020|
|Cases Produced||2018 was an exceptional growing season with bud break in mid April, and a gradual temperature increases to flower set and fruit set. The growing season was long with gradient temperatures allowing fruit to develop without extreme heat stress. Harvest began in early October and a long Indian summer assured that all fruit was ripe with nice acidity. This bold red blend is wine is ready to drink now or lay down for years to come.|
|Composition Notes||60% Syrah, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Malbec|
|Vineyards||Huston Vineyard, Sawtooth Vineyard, Williamson Vineyard, Skyline Vineyard, Symms Vineyard|
|Release Date||October 2016|
|Cases Produced||2014 was the backdrop of near perfect growing conditions within the AVA and finished with the highest accumulated heat units since Huston Vineyards beginning. Fruit ripened to new level expressing rich aromatic nuances, dark fruit flavors and smooth yet structured tannins.|