Please join us, and our guest pourers,
Krista Ross & Terry Polier,
As we eXplore these amazing wines
With the winemaker himself!
This vintage is particularly lush and velvety, almost luxurious on the tongue. Lychee, peaches, pears, apricots, aromas of flowers and citrus - this wine reminds us of all of the above. It is properly crisp, fresh and bright, and it also happens to be delicious!
The ladies gracing the front label of this wine are the great-aunts of our winemaker. The photograph was taken sometime in the late 1880's on the family's farm in the Ozark Mountains of southwest Missouri. The wine, on the other hand, is a multi-layered and intriguing blended red wine that we believe you will enjoy with friends and good food, or maybe just sitting on the porch!
M-2 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits lively aromas of black cherry, ripe currant, fresh herbs and lightly roasted coffee. Supple tannins and balanced acidity support core flavors of blackberry, black cherry and toasty oak, intertwined with spicy black pepper accents.
Purple Squirrel Zinfandel opens with bursting aromas of luscious black cherry, blackberry, fig, and framboise. Toasted coconut, Tahitian vanilla, and hints of smoked dill lift from the glass, as a result of American oak aging. Silky smooth on the palate with flavors of boysenberry, pomegranate reduction and red currants greeting you at first sip. On the mid-palate, fresh notes of coconut and vanilla bean float in and leave you with a balanced finish.
This zinfandel has exceptional varietal characteristics, with lovely aromas of dark fruit and blackberry. Subtle black pepper mingles with rich, concentrated fruit flavors of blackberry, ripe plums and fresh raspberries. Barrel aging created its smooth, silky finish and unprecedented depth.
The distinctive characteristics of Lodi are reflected in Zinfandel. M-2 Lodi Zinfandel. Deep garnet colors are reflected in the glass. The nose greets you with rich aromas of red fruit and hints of vanilla and pepper. The wine boasts lush berry fruit flavors that are accented by cocoa, pepper, and vanilla. The medium body features soft, integrated tannins that linger on the long finish. a
The vines for this Zinfandel were planted in 1916. This is the 2016 vintage; the CENTENNIAL vintage from these vines. It will debut in a very special bottle. This Zinfandel is a luscious, smooth, full-bodied wine with aromas of blackberry, bramble berry and Allspice. Deliciously mouth-filling, the wine opens up to sweet vanilla and toasty oak flavors, then follows with a concentrated core of well-balanced acidity, soft, but firm tannins and a lingering finish on the palate.
M-2 Petite Sirah is bold and spicy with terrific mineral details and refined tannins. A dark and opulent aubergine color in the glass, the wine has a powerful nose of sweet oak vanilla and bright, juicy fruit. The palate is focused with crisp and captivating flavors of ripe blueberry and jammy blackberry cobbler, with a warm oaky spice note on the finish.
Tall, dark and handsome, M-2 Syrah presents itself in a seductive and brooding bouquet with notes of earth, spice and blueberry that intertwine with roasted meats and cocoa. The palate is balanced and intense with flavors of chocolate and dark fruit. The super-tight extract offers a journey of textures juxtaposed within savory complexities, leading to a blueberry and cream finish.