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2018 Grande Riserva

2018 Grande Riserva

Red Blend
NC - Yadkin Valley
$55.00 / 750 mL

  • Alcohol 15.10%
The flight of the Bumble Bee defines physics- their wings are too small and don't flap fast enough to support their weight. Yet somehow, through the sheer force of their will and determination, they fly. Given the nearly impossible climate conditions we have here, we should not make a wine this wonderful, yet we do. Raffaldini Grande Riserva our Flagship is our Bumble Bee wine. Montepulciano, Petit Verdot, and Sagrantino grapes, harvested at optimal ripeness are triple-sorted and then dried heavily using the Appassimento drying process to further concentrate the grapes natural flavors and aromas.

Available for purchase June, 13.

Prior Vintages of Grande Riserva have received:
97 Points, Best Non-Bordeaux Red Blend: 2019 SF Wine Competition

92 Points: James Suckling