Lewis Cellars Alec's Blend 2017, Napa Valley, California

Former Indy car driver Randy Lewis, his wife Debbie and son Dennis are driven to create world class wines. This wine is named after Dennis’s first son ‘Alec’ (who is graduating from college this year). 2017 blend – 58% Syrah, 21% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, and 1% Cabernet Sauvignon. It is complex and fruit-forward with opulent black cherry and a dash of sweet molasses. Sporting plush palate texture throughout, the wine finishes with delicioius chocolatey tannins. The grapes are picked at full ripeness and maturity. Hand sorted and de-stemmed to small stainless steel tanks and open top fermenters, the wines are pressed off at dryness after 2-4 weeks on the skins. the wines are pressed off at dryness after 2-4 weeks on the skins. The wine is aged primarily in new French oak for 19 months, with some American oak as well, then bottled unfined and unfiltered.

$73.99