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Bravante Vineyards 2009 "Trio"

Bravante Vineyards

20019 Bordeaux Style Blend
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Napa Valley, CA


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For all case (12 bottle) orders, receive a VIP cave tour & tasting for four people at Bravante Vineyards.

Tasting Notes:

Howell Mountain, renowned as an exceptional wine growing location, is the picturesque backdrop for Bravante Vineyards. Combine the location with an experienced winemaker and add in a wine cave built into the side of the mountain. The result is an ideal winemaking destination.

Just released, 'Trio' is a Bordeaux-style blend of three varietals that synergistically bring out the best in one another.  The Howell Mountain fruit shows off its lean dark fruit flavors and minerality. The wine showcases depth and complexity, with notes of blackberries, currants, cherry cola, sage and black tea. The tannins are in balance with the long pronounced finish.

Because this is a young, robust and complex wine, we recommend decanting for several hours. Buy extra bottles to age, as it will evolve beautifully over time. 

  • Grapes
    63% Merlot
    33% Cabernet Sauvignon
    5% Cabernet Franc
  • Region
    Napa Valley, CA
  • Production
    500 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink now by decanting for a few hours or hold another 5 to 7 years.

Duane Dappen

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Food Pairing Suggestions:
Blended wines make for easy wine pairing. Serving meats is no problem with this hearty Howell Mountain blend. Beef, lamb, sausage, grilled meats, roast pork, BBQ and game meats all pair wonderfully with this wine as do dishes with mushrooms or pungent herbs. Grilled or roasted vegetables that are well seasoned pair well. Also match hard cheeses like Cheddar, Colby and Parmesan.
About the Winery
Bravante Vineyards Founded in 1997 by Nancy Nies and George Bravante, Bravante Vineyards maintains a “quality over quantity” approach in order to preserve the integrity of the land. Bravante Vineyards is committed to bottling perfectly balanced wines that offer true expressions of all that Howell Mountain fruit has to offer. Learn more