Painted Fields Curse of Knowledge Red Wine 2021, Sierra Foothills, California

Painted Fields is an expression of the hard work behind Andis Wines critically-acclaimed winemaking team -– led by consulting winemakers Philippe Melka and Maayan Koschitzky; in partnership with viticulturist and winemakers, Mark Fowler and Lorenzo Muslia. “Curse of Knowledge” is a Bordeaux style blend, was created to change Sierra Foothills’ perception and immerse in a new dimension of perfectly balanced, well-structured, high-quality wine. The interrse ruby color and a sensational bouquet of dried violet, black cherry, fresh herbs, and cocoa powder will catch your attention. A balanced mid palate, generous, and round due to the velvety tannins with a lingering finish of dark berries and black licorice. 2021 vintage: 77% Cabernet Sauvignon. 13% Cabernet Franc. 7% Merlot, 3% Petite Verdot. Elevation: Between 1500 ft to 3200 ft. Soils: Decomposed granite, sandy loam. Fermentation: Temperature controlled steel tanks. Aging: 14 months in 25% new French oak barrels.