The 2009 Block 88 is a blend of 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Petit Syrah. The result is a wine that is complex and well structured. Flavors of red and black fruits, raspberry, blackberry, and cassis are supported by a strong backbone of 100% French oak. Ready to drink now, this wine offers great value and quality in a Bordeax style blend that is 100% Napa Valley.
The 2013 Blanca Sauvignon Blanc starts off with a lovely floral character of honeysuckle on the nose. Fruit flavors of melon, leechy and pineapple are balanced by a firm acidity. This balance of ripe character and good acidity is a classic trait of Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc. The finish shows a steely minerality, which gives a nice clean counterbalance to the lingering flavors of tropical fruit.
The 2013 Block 88 is a 100% Napa Valley blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot. This fruit forward wine offers flavors of raspberry, blackberry and cherry, with a creamy velvety finish that stays on the pallet. This complex wine has full tannins and is ready to drink now.