2004 Sonoma County "Three Birds" Red Wine

70% Dry Creek Valley Grenache, Unti Ranch
23% Dry Creek Valley Mourvèdre, Unti Ranch
7% Russian River Valley Syrah, Atoosa’s Vineyard

pH: 3.43
T.A.: 6.2 g/L
Alcohol: 15.7%
Cases Produced: 149

Here kitty-kitty!  The “hedonistic sex kitten” returns!  Similar to the 2002, this year’s rendition is composed of 70% Grenache, 23% Mourvèdre (both from Unti Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley), and 7% Russian River Valley Syrah.  Each component was fermented separately with the final blend assembled the following summer.  Bottled unfiltered.

Sonoma County "Three Birds" Red Wine

Tasting Note:

Medium to medium-dark ruby.  Hi-toned aromas of cherry and pomegranate with hints of iron, mace, and carpaccio.  On the palate, full-bodied and creamy with all kinds of delicious, exotic flavors from the Mourvèdre component.  Very decadent!  Drink from late 2006 through 2011. (MRO – 1/28/06)

Suggested Retail: $25 - Sold Out
Release Date: Spring 2006