Bordeaux Blend of 47%Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Cabernet Franc, and 24% Petit Verdot. Plums and cassis on the nose are balanced by notes of grilled peppers and holiday spice. Fruit and leather dominate the palate with notes of vanilla and brown sugar gracing the finish.
Full Bodied and bold, this structured blend of Petite Sirah and Syrah is a perfect match for rich meat dishes. Blackberry/ blueberry jam and toasted vanilla on the nose complement the palate with notes of charred meat, black pepper, and persistent fruit. Plush tannins and oaky notes linger long after the wine is gone.
Fruit-driven and complex, this estate Cabernet Sauvignon shows the lighter side of Cabernet. Classic notes of currents and oak spice on the nose compliment the plush palate with flavors of black cherries and toasted oak.
Bright and Creamy, This single varietal Picpoul Blanc was sourced from Keeling Schaefer vineyards. Citrus and flowers on the nose give way to a tart, balanced palate and stone fruit flavors with a long creamy finish.
Jammy and spiced, this single-varietal Zinfandel displays all the rich fruit we come to expect in Zin. Blackberries and black pepper on the nose give way to notes of cooked mixed berries, crushed herbs, and a slightly savory finish.
Structured and savory, this 100% Petite Sirah displays aromas of cooked mixed berries and savory herbs on the nose. Full-bodied, black fruit and charred meat dominate the palate and persist in a long, savory finish.
Bright and fruit-driven, this super-Tuscan blend combines the fruit and structure of Cabernet Sauvignon with the freshness and spice of Sangiovese. We added some Petit Verdot for good measure. Medium-bodied, this blend delivers rich fruit and good acidity with a Christmas-spice finish. Drink now or cellar till 2025.
54% Sangiovese-34% Cabernet Sauvignon-12% Syrah
This earthy blend combines medium and full bodied varietals in a “Super Tuscan” style to create a bold, fruit forward wine. It drinks well on its own; or pair it with pasta, beef, or pork dishes.
Blended wines allow the winemaker to create a customized taste profile. This GSM-style red wine (Grenache, Syrah, Mourvédre) is a classic blend styled after the GSM’s from the Côtes du Rhône region. The blend celebrates our winemaker’s skills and artistry. This full-bodied wine is gushing with fruit and firm tannins. It has a smooth, rounded mouth feel and concludes with a rich finish. Pairs well with burgers, steak, vegetarian main dishes and dishes with rich sauces.
7% Petite Sirah
The 2013 Commonwealth continues the Syrah-blend tradition with the addition of Mourvedre, a Rhone varietal that adds deep color and luscious fruit characteristics of cherries and berries. Our well-drained soils and ideal growing conditions optimize the flavors of the grapes. The wine presents well-structured tannins and will age well. Pairs with bold and spicy main dishes or appetizers, and blue cheese, cheddar cheese, Gouda cheese and Camembert cheese.
This is a crowd favorite, pushing the boundaries of possibility of many Cab drinkers. This is a huge wine, with firm tannin that is beautifully offset by unbelievably rich, fruit forward characteristics. This wine has some aging potential, and would make a great addition to any Arizona wine connoisseur’s personal collection. Pairs with bold foods including beef, lamb, and meaty spaghetti.
1st Place Best Cabernet Sauvignon
Silver Medal Overall - 2014 Arizona Republic