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Cuvée A Rubies Dessert Wine

 


Our Cuvée A Rubies Dessert Wine is an elegant expression of a non-vintage fortified wine. Intensely aromatic and flavorful with everything a wine needs for lengthy aging.


 

Cuvée A Rubies Tasting Notes:

 
Vinification

Grapes were hand-picked and brought directly to the winery in 1/2 ton totes in perfect condition. They were meticulously hand sorted on a shaker table then destemmed into 2-ton open top, stainless steel fermenters. The fermentation was arrested by fortification with a brandy of Pinot noir. The wine was then racked into a mixture of new and used  60 gallon French oak barrels. The best barrels of fortified merlot and fortified syrah, from various vintages, were blended to create this dessert wine.

Aroma

jammy ripe blackberries, cherries & plums with a touch of spice

Flavor

boysenberries & marionberries picked at the peak of ripeness, clove, nutmeg, vanilla

Finish 

long, rich

Suggested Food Pairings 

Blue cheese, roasted hazelnuts, tiramisu & anything with chocolate

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