Lewis Cellars Alec's Blend 2018, 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). 2018 blend – 57% Syrah, 28% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc, and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon. This year’s blend boasts incredible color and layers of prodigious fruit with beguiling briar and vanilla spice. Hedonistic, youthful and seriously good with supple 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