Newly released beauties not to be missed. This 2021 Charter Oak Trio showcases one bottle of each:
2021 Guido Ragghianti Old World Field Blend
85% Cabernet Sauvignon sourced from our newly farmed and managed Vineyard in St. Helena along with 12% dark inky Petit Verdot and 3% mouthwatering Cabernet Franc. Oozing with dark fruit flavors, blackcurrant, black cherry, blackberry, chocolate mocha with hints of smoldering tobacco. A Huge muscular wine but surprisingly smooth, soft, silky and satiny with seductive blackberry liquor flavors, swirling with black licorice and wild berry flavors. Pairs nicely with grilled and roasted meats and hearty Italian pasta dishes. Lock this monster up for six to twelve months for additional bottle age if you can’t resist the temptation to open tonight. Only 10 barrels produced for a total of 225 cases.
2021 Matilda Ragghianti Nonni's Red Blend
The 2021 Matilda is a distinctive and richly layered blend of six different grape varietals consisting of two barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Malbec and touch of Petit Sirah all from our Charter Oak Estate Vineyard along with a single barrel of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon from our vineyard farmed on West Zinfandel Lane. A mosaic of exotic and intoxicating mouthwatering flavors. Muscular, yet elegant. Powerful and explosive blackberry, cherry and boysenberry exotic flavors, baked spice and dark ripe plum that swirls and lingers in your mouth. Hints of expresso, black tea and black and red licorice. Incredibly smooth and silky for a blockbuster wine that is Out of This World. The Matilda will continue to mature with bottle age. Only four barrels produced for a total of 100 cases.
2021 Zinfandel Mind (TZM) Estate Traditional Field Blend
Sourced from our Charter Oak Estate Zinfandel vineyard. The estate Zinfandel is interplanted with a field blend of Petite Sirah, Carignane and Refosco. All of the blended varietals are reminiscent of Zinfandel vineyards planted in the 19th century. This year we added 100+ year old vine Zinfandel from a one acre vineyard we farm in St. Helena just rows away from the Charter Oak Winery and Vineyard. Dark and bold but showcasing strong hints of blackberry, exotic Bing black cherry liquor, boysenberry reduction, and raspberry-backed pie notes. A huge wine of grace and an elegant lingering finish. This wine will do a dance on your tongue and encompasses a rainbow of wild fruit flavors. Featuring International Artist and winemaker’s wife Layla Fanucci’s artwork. Only six barrels produced for a total of 150 cases.