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The Riley Red Blend
2019 Napa Valley
Merlot focused, this red blend is savory, substantial, and fruit forward. Aromas of sage, ripe red berries, and vanilla invite you into the glass while flavors of red currant, plum, and dried herbs enhance the palate. The oak and smooth tannin are well integrated leading to a complex and luscious finish.
92 Points, Antonio Galloni
- Varietal Composition68% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot
- AppellationNapa Valley
- Harvest DateOctober 4 - 11, 2019
- Acid0.56 g/100ml
- Alcohol %14.5%
"Succulent and super-expressive right out of the gate, which makes it a fine choice for drinking now and over the next handful of years. Inky red cherry fruit, plum, mocha, spice, leather, cedar and tobacco all meld together in this luscious, inviting red."
frank Family’s wine club-exclusive Riley Red Blend pairs wonderfully with this elevated take on the classic burger courtesy of Tasting Room Lead, Antonio Zepeda. Tony’s recipe creates an aromatic blend of spices, succulently glazed meat, creamy goat cheese, and peppery arugula that perfectly partners with the vivid red fruit flavors and savory undertones of this Merlot-driven blend.
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