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2000 Col Solare Red Wine Blend

“Highly concentrated raspberry, vanilla bean and Belgian dark chocolate aromatics are threaded with anise, clove and cinnamon. Equally intense flavors of raspberry, black cherry and smoky-toast are complemented by hints of spice. Muscular yet richly supple, this is a wine that rewards with a long, elegantly proportioned finish.”

– Marcus Notaro, Winemaker


Vintage The 2000 vintage produced exceptional grapes brimming with flavor and structural complexity. Mild temperature patterns early in the growing season led to an early bud break. Warm, dry and stable conditions continued throughout the summer months with two short episodes of cool, wet weather interrupting the otherwise ideal weather. A cold front in late-September slowed the ripening process, which extended time on the vine. This allowed for the grapes to reach ideal sugar accumulation and to develop intense flavors.


86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 4% Syrah