Recent Bordeaux blends from this winery scored 91-93 points from Wine Enthusiast and James Suckling.
Deux means two. But you knew that. This blend of Cab Franc and Merlot is phenomenally rich and if you managed to snag a bottle of our Diamond Mountain version of this wine a couple of years back, this wine is a step ahead!
Thewine delivers focused dark fruit and vanilla aromas, with a core to matchthat surround the fine tannins.Yountville is one Napa's smaller AVAs and probably better known for The French Laundry, but its location near the southern end of the Valley means that it is slightly cooler and has a bit longer growing season. That allows for the depth of flavor to develop in red wines without super-high alcohol.
Best paired with: If it goes in your mouth, it will go with this wine. Five Guys? Absolutely. Cold pizza by the light of the refrigerator, you bet. Maybe avoid spicy foods though.
Summer of 2019, I (Brian, Claudine co-owner) was vacationing in Provence and met the owner of a well-known Napa winery in Calistoga. One thing led to another, and a few weeks later, I found myself in their cellar, crawling over barrels that needed to move to make room for therapidly-approachingharvest.We were able to negotiate incredible pricing on these delicious wines on two conditions: we had to commit to purchasinga bit more wine than we normally would-and we had to takepossession quickly. AsRetherfords, we appreciate aserious dealand relish a serious challenge (in that order) and this proposal afforded ample opportunity for both.