Marietta Cellars Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon Armé 2019, North Coast, California

2019 vintage – 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 3% Malbec, 3% Petit Vertod. “Marietta’s Husband, Armé, lived, worked and fished throughout Alexander Valley, the Yorkville Highlands, Hopland and McDowell Valleys. From our vineyards in those same areas, we bring the best of what these sites offer to create a unique Cabernet-based blend. With Malbec and Petit Verdot providing a structured, full, rich platform, Armé is a tribute not only to our Great Uncle, but also to the wide range of flavors that we now grow in the places he loved so much.” – From the Winery. This approachable but incredibly serious wine is representative of excellent site selection possible only through covering miles of ground and constant thought and exploration. Like Armé, this wine is refined with a slightly traditional style, it is also robust, rich and fruit forward: evocative of modern Californian winemaking.