By clicking ‘I Agree’ you verify that you are 21 years of age or older.

2018 Proprietor’s Selection Red Blend - Napa Valley bottle shot
Rutherford Ranch
Proprietor’s Selection

Red Blend

Napa Valley

2018

  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • pH: 3.80
  • Acid: 0..56
Olive Branch

A full-bodied wine with earthy notes of
blackberry, dark cherry, cardamom, barrel spice and subtle hints of French vanilla.

Vineyard Notes

Our Proprietor’s Series offers a unique opportunity to enjoy limited release wines available only to winery guests and wine club members. Small lots from select Napa Valley vineyards are used to produce this one-of-a-kind wine. The Napa Valley consists of sixteen sub-appellations, each with distinct microclimates and terrains that impart unique flavor and character to their grapes.

This blend is made of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot, and 7% Petite Sirah.

Food Pairing Notes

Enjoy our Proprietor’s Selection Red Blend with your favorite rich dishes. We recommend Pappardelle with beef ragú, and for dessert, a bittersweet chocolate tart.

Production Notes

Winemakers across Napa Valley reported another stellar harvest for 2016. Bud break began early due to a warm spring, and the summer then brought moderate daytime temperatures with cool evenings. Harvest started early, in mid-August, and progressed at a steady pace. October ushered in a few rain showers that put a swift end to a successful harvest.