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2006 Col Solare Red Wine Blend

“Aromas of black cherry, currants, and blackberry blend with subtle notes of vanilla and milk chocolate. Tannins are rich and refined on the finish, a characteristic of Red Mountain fruit, with flavors of berries, black fruit, and cocoa.”

– Marcus Notaro, Winemaker


The 2006 growing season started with a mild spring followed by a dry, hot summer and very cool fall, which combined to extend hang time, particularly for Cabernet Sauvignon. The patience and careful selection of the winemaking team when deciding when to harvest was rewarded by fruit with fully ripened flavors, leading to elegant tannins and dark fruit flavors.


72% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot, 2% Syrah