FRANCIS COPPOLA 'CLARET' BLACK LABEL, CALIFORNIA 2021
Varietals: 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Petite Sirah, 6% Syrah, 5% Petit Verdot, and 2% Ségalin.
What's so Special: Francis Ford Coppola Winery, re-opened in July 2010, is the latest venture from Francis Ford Coppola, whose passion for wine, food and adventure is nowhere more evident than in this new production – a winery resort located in the heart of Alexander Valley, California. Among the many attractions at the property, Francis Ford Coppola Winery features a wine tasting bar, two restaurants, swimming pools, a movie gallery, a performing arts pavilion and a park area with game tables and bocce courts.
Tastes Like: Scents of toffee, roasted nuts, tobacco and vanilla. Flavors of clove, pepper, caramel, crème and cocoa. Dark and luscious, the 2019 Diamond Collection Claret brings together fragrant notes, good length, firm tannins, and sophisticated character, enhanced by a full body and long finish.
Pairs With: A bleu cheese burger, grilled lamb chops, and roasted herb turkey.