Arietta Red Wine Quartet 2016 (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
The dark red-purple colors calls to mind its fruit and spice note sin teh same color spectrum. Mouthwatering aromas and flavors of fresh blueberry and raspberry as well as measured oak and hints of pot de creme and fresh soil. As it opens it gives way to riper red-black fruit, graphite, fresh-cut hay and smoked meat. The palate is cool yet intense with a long finish. Will easy age and continue to gain complexity for 10+ years.