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Napa Valley winery Sequoia Grove offers two new wines. The 2004 Rutherford Bench Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is deep red in color, with cinnamon, blackberry, cocoa and cranberry on the nose; blackberry and cranberry on the palate finishes with black pepper on the lingering finish. The 2005 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is also deep red, with notes of cedar, blackberry and currant, followed by cassis on the finish. Sequoia Grove is marketed by Kobrand Corp.
For more information, visit www.sequoiagrove.com.
Kenwood Jack London Syrah
Deep in color, the 2005 Kenwood Jack London Vineyard Syrah displays aromas of blueberry, lavender and thyme, along with subtle notes of hand-polished leather and spice. Intense black cherry and mint dominate the mouthfilling flavors, leading to a delicate finish. Integrated tannins meld with this Syrah’s smooth, full-bodied character. Slightly less than 500 cases of the 2005 Kenwood Vineyards Jack London Vineyard Syrah were produced; distribution is limited to select markets nationally.
For more information, visit www.kenwoodvineyards.com.
2006 Valley of the Moon Sangiovese
The 2006 Valley of the Moon Sangiovese displays concentrated aromas of red cherry and raspberry, backed by generous accents of mint, vanilla bean and leather. Red cherry and raspberry also highlight the vibrant flavors, together with intriguing spice complexity. Full flavors complement moderate, well-integrated tannins and are balanced by fresh natural acidity in the long, graceful finish.
For more information, visit www.valleyofthemoonwinery.com.