Virginia Dare Winery

Virginia Dare Winery 2013 Lost Colony - Red Wine

Red Wine by Virginia Dare Winery from Sonoma County, California. The Lost Colony is a unique blend of Syrah, Malbec and Cabernet Franc, sourced largely from Dry Creek Valley, one of Sonoma County's warmest appellations. These highly fragrant varietals demonstrated great flavor complexity courtesy of the vintage's perfect weather conditions. Syrah and Malbec are spicy, earthy grapes by nature while Cabernet Franc lends a floral note. Each offers different nuances of are spicy, earthy grapes by nature while Cabernet Franc lends a floral note. Each offers different nuances of red and black fruits. Together, these flavors harmonize in a distinctive way that stands apart from other red blends. Rich and full bodied with bold impressions of smoke and spices, The Lost Colony offers lush flavors of red and black berries, cherries, currants, and pomegranate along with fragrant notes of cloves and pepper, plus warm nuances of tobacco leaves, lavender, earthy minerals and toasted oak. Blend: 47% Syrah, 42% Malbec, 10% Cabernet Franc, 1% Viognier read more