Cabernet Franc Signature, Viking Vineyard 2016
The wine is highly prized for its deep ruby coloring and captivating perfumed aromatics of Lavender and Violet. This signature level wine is not lacking for complex flavors, all displayed beautifully in a drink now style. This medium to full-bodied wine is a pleasure to drink with flavors of perfectly ripe blue fruit. Drink now through 2023.
Food Pairings: Herb Crusted Prime Rib au jus, Grilled Venison loin with caramelized onions and mushrooms, pan-seared lamb chops with rosemary reduction.
Cabernet Sauvignon Signature, Viking Vineyard 2016
94 Points | Jeb Dunnuck
This wine exhibits lively huckleberry and blueberry with aromas of fresh cedar and Christmas baking spices. There is no need to wait to drink this wine but with an aging potential of 15 years, your patience will be rewarded as the wine blossoms into full maturity. Drink through 2031.
Food Pairings: Cast-iron sauteed hanger steak with shallots and shitake mushrooms, honey-soy baked chicken thighs.
Syrah Signature, Viking Vineyard 2014
The wine has an exotic blueberry patch, lavender-violet perfume transitioning to layered flavors of cured meat, white pepper, thyme, coffee extract, and rich cocoa. Very generous and supple textured, it is somewhat primary now and will develop complexity with aging. Enjoy through 2024.
Food Pairings: Beef short ribs braised in red wine, stewed cinnamon rubbed lamb, roast guinea hen with cracked pepper and garlic.