NICALI Red Blend, Stags Leap District
WHY WE LOVE IT:
- A rarity not available every year from Lindstrom
- Blend of 67% Cabernet and 33% Zinfandel
- Tiny 50 case production - get it while you can
WINEMAKER: Legendary Celia Welch (Lindstrom, Yount Ridge Cellars, Keever, K. Laz)
WHAT WE TASTED: Intense. Lush and ripe dark fruit - blueberry, blackberry, roses, pepper and cocoa all the way through this intense blend that works!
AVA DESIGNATED: Stags Leap District
WHAT WE PAIRED:
- Petite filet red wine reduction, scalloped potatoes
- Grilled flank steak with blue cheese popovers
- Herb crusted rack of lamb, winter vegetables
PERSONALITY: Elegant, yet intense from the famed Lindstrom Vineyards Estate.
- 14.5% alcohol