Red fruit dominates this wine, with dark cherry and raspberry jam mixed with a hint of cola. A smooth, opulent mouthfeel is paired with a weighty texture and secondary notes of chocolate and white peppercorn.
Our 2013 Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is bold with black forest fruit and spiced plum, offering undertones of roasted coffee and crushed rock. Caramel and anise come through on the palate accompanied by broad tannins and a rich and persistent finish.
Decadent from start to finish, aromatics of black cherry jam and boysenberry explode from the glass along with a dessert quality of toffee crunch and toasted pecans. The tannins melt across the tongue, offering a richness and fullness on the palate, finishing with black forest fruit and sweet spice.
The elevation of this vineyard lends itself to producing a distinctive nose, where fresh fruit and savory aromas collide to give complex aromatics of red cherry, violet, cocoa powder and leather while some spice on the palate offers notes of crushed peppercorn and cardamom. The dense structure is supported by acidity and firm tannins that will age effortlessly for many years.
Originally planted in 1880, Monte Rosso vineyard sits at an elevation of nearly 1,000 feet on the southwest hills of the Mayacamas Mountains in Sonoma Valley. Known for its bright red, iron-rich soils, we source from one of the oldest blocks with vines of 80 years that makes up our dark, complex and intense Cabernet Sauvignon.
When collaboration between winemaking and terroir is near perfection, we are able to give a wine the designation of Réserve Spéciale. This is Arrowood's signature Cabernet Sauvignon, composed of our finest barrels of wine sourced from select vineyards in Sonoma Valley. Lush, layered and complex, this wine captures the fingerprint of the variety, the character of terroir, and our finest representation of the vintage.
Sourced from the Sonoma County AVA this Merlot focuses on bright and red fruit aromatics. Red cherry, dried fig, boysenberry and hints of cocoa dance on the palate while notes of toasted oak create a round mouthfeel. The finish is highlighted by black fruit flavors and cocoa.
Our Malbec is sourced from Justi Creek Vineyard in Sonoma Valley, a benchland site with gravely soils and eastern exposure. This site produces small berries that give dense and rich texture and has always displayed the intense spicy character this grape is known for.