#8 | B Cellars Vineyards & Winery - Blend 24, 2016
Overview: B Cellars Vineyards and Winery - Blend 24, 2016. Drank during the summer of 2018, with my co-worker Russ, who stayed at B Cellars winery during his Napa Valley trip this past spring.
Producer: B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Region: Napa Valley, CA
Varietal Composition: 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Sangiovese, 14% Petite Syrah
Avg. Cost: $67.00
Overall Rating: 3.6 of 5
Look: Murky and dull-bright. Deep purple in color. TMedium viscosity.
Smell: Sound wine. Medium intense youthful and floral aromas on the nose of black fruit and alcohol. Very dark, inky, and plumy on nose.
Taste: Off dry, medium+ body. Jammy and tart. Some grip from tannins, medium+ acidity. Fruity. Fairly complex with a decently long finish and length.
Conclusion: Not perfectly harmonious. Not perfectly out of balance, but not completely within it, either. Perfect table top red wine for dinner parties and guest.
Occasion: Drank this wine on July3rd with a co-worker who stayed at B Cellars in Napa Valley prior this year. The bottle was his treat. Enjoyed while musing over life. brought back some special memories. This bottle was produced in the same region I proposed to my fiancee in, and was bottled in the same city we stayed in at our Air BnB. The grapes were harvested a few months before we started dating, so this wine mirrors the length of our relationship pretty well.