The 2017 Arise is lively and fruity with aromas of plum, nutmeg, vanilla, blackberry and coffee. Juicy notes awaken the palate with flavors of cherry and cola on first sip. A beautiful, medium bodied wine with bright ripe cherry, plum and blackberries on the mid palate. Finishes with coffee and strawberry with nice length. Blend: 43% Merlot – 42% Cabernet Franc – 10% Cabernet Sauvignon – 5% Petit Verdot. Vineyard location: 20+ lots from the Napa Valley mountain tops, hillsides, bench lands and valley floor vineyards. Barrel regime: 21 months in French Oak barrels – 50% new, 50% seasoned.