Elegant: Berry, Cranberry, Mineral, Smoky Oak
The three grape varieties in Caliberico Red 2012 are also the traditional blending grapes of the Spanish red wines from Rioja. The wine is 51% Tempranillo from cool climate vineyard (Mangels Vineyard, Suisun Valley ), 26% Carignan which is Organic, dry farmed, and from 100 year old vines (Ulysses Lolonis Vineyard, Redwood Valley), and 23% organically farned Graciano (Bokisch Vineyards, Alta Mesa/Lodi).
A California 'Rioja'?! Yep, that's right! Each grape in the blend adds different layers of dimension to this charming, medium bodied wine that is perfectly suited to cured meats or any dishes (Spanish or otherwise) with a little spice to them.