' Chesebro Wines - La Grava 2017

La Grava 2017

NEW RELEASE

Inspired by the Merlot based blends from the Right Bank in Bordeaux. 70% Merlot 30% Grenache. Aged 22 months in French oak. 

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Description

The return of a favorite among our heavier red wine drinkers. 70% Merlot 30% Grenache from Cedar Lane Vineyard in Arroyo Seco. Only 76 Cases produced. La Grava (meaning ‘the gravel’ in Spanish) pays homage to the gravely soils at Cedar Lane Vineyard. This year the blend is comprised of 70% Merlot with 30% Grenache. Inspired by the Merlot based blends from the Right Bank in Bordeaux, it is aged 22 Months in 15% new French Oak (14 months extra bottle age). Dense ruby red color with a heavenly bouquet of dark cherries, dried oolong tea, crushed rocks and violets. Pure and powerful, but finesse driven all the way. Seamless tannins and a long ,fruit and spice laden finish.

Vineyard Designation

Cedar Lane Vineyard
Vintage 2017
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Merlot
Appellation Arroyo Seco AVA
Size 750 ml