92 POINTS Blackbird Vineyards 2014 Arise Proprietary Red (Napa Valley)
The 2014 Arise entices with aromas of black currant, freshly-picked summer blackberries, cedar stick, and roasted clove. With flavors of licorice, pipe tobacco, Bing cherry, and nutty fig, this wine has a richly layered mid-palate that is complemented by soft texture, good density, and a long, lingering finish.ered mid-palate that is complemented by soft texture, good density, and a long, lingering finish.
Harvested, vinified, and aged with an identical commitment to quality as our principal wines, this classic Napa blend comprised of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon expresses luscious flavors that can only come from exceptional fruit.
Blend: 38% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Cabernet Franc