Arietta Red H Block Hudson Vineyards 2015 (750ml/12)
Arietta, an ultra-premium Napa winery specializing in limited production Bordeaux-style blends, is owned by wine specialist and auctioneer Fritz Hatton and his wife Caren. One of America’s most celebrated winemakers, Andy Erickson, crafts the Arietta wines from carefully chosen blocks in the cooler climates of Napa Valley. The Arietta wine portfolio currently consists of four red wines—H Block Hudson, Variation One, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Quartet—and one white wine, On The White Keys. The ...New York, New Jersey
This wine offers all that is special about Cabernet Franc grown in the perfect setting – black-purple color, a broad shouldered stature and a plush, velvety texture, along with notes of black currant, raspberry, blueberry, clove and dried flowers. On the palate more layers are revealed, including hints of fresh blueberry, pencil lead and dried sage. Incredibly focused and well-proportioned, a long life ahead in bottle it should age easily for 20+ years.