2006 VINTAGE WINES

2006 UltraViolet (Claret)
Alder Springs Vineyard
Graphite, mint, and deep Cabernet fruit aromas preview a swirl of currants, black fruit, and blueberry flavors wrapped around a core of deep black cherry. Dusty mint and chocolate drive the lengthy finale. This wine exhibits a lush texture with good length and persistence backed by firm tannins that promise excellent aging potential. Decant in its first year to enjoy now to 2017.
51% Merlot 35% Cabernet Sauvignon 11% Petit Verdot 3% Cabernet Franc. 150 cases produced.
$26

2006 Cabernet Franc
Alder Springs Vineyard
Aromas of roses, vanilla, crushed violets, and sandalwood introduce multiple layers of flowers, vanilla, black cherries, charcoal around a deep blueberry-cassis core. A long finish of licorice, chocolate and fine tannins round out this lovely Bordeaux-style wine. Decant in its first year to enjoy today to 2016.
100% Cabernet Franc. 100 cases produced.
$29

2006 Syrah
Alder Springs Vineyard
This wine offers aromas of black pepper, tar, dark berry, and eucalyptus that yield to a long palate of concentrated blackberry, blueberry and licorice cloaked in a finish of mint chocolate and vanilla. Structured for longevity, this unctuous concentration of pure Syrah fruit delivers a deep and complex drinking experience that satisfies now and over the next 8-10 years.
100% Syrah. 225 cases produced.
$36

2006 Syrah ~ The Bowl
Alder Springs Vineyard
Harvested from grapes grown 85% in the Bowl block and 15% in the Ridge block of Alder Springs. Dark fruits, tar and creosote aromas fill the senses before this dense, rich wine offers up black huckleberry, minerals and resin on a middle palate that culminates in a cappuccino finish. This wine offers value and pleasure to enjoy now to 2015.
100% Syrah. 65 cases produced.
$26

 

 

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PO Box 165 Bayside, CA 95524 | Tel/Fax: 707.445.8679 | Email: wine@violetgreenwinery.com