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Animale 2011 Carmenère Label

2011 Carmenère

AVA: Red Mountain

Blend: 93% Carmenère, 7% Cabernet Franc

Vineyard: Kiona Vineyard, Red Mountain

Production: 32 cases

Harvest Dates and Brix at Harvest:

  • 10/30/2011, 25.0 brix

Aging: Eight months in neutral French oak

Alcohol: 14.7%

Tasting Notes:

An interesting and intense wine made from the "lost grape" of Bordeaux. Saturated red/black color, and flavors of pimentos, fresh berries, mixed herbs. Full bodied and vigorous with a lengthy finish.

Label Art: Linnea Granryd, Seattle, WA