TASTING NOTES: An unconventional blend of nine distinct varieties, the 2017 Chorum Red Reserve is a refreshing break from winemaking tradition. Every year this wine showcases the intensity, the elegance, and the gusto from our vineyard. By combining the dark, juicy Rhone varieties with the red fruit, tannin-driven Bordeaux varieties, this wine offers nuances that both layer and harmonize.
The 2017 Chorum Red is lush with vibrant aromatics and flavors that combine in a sumptuous medley. Black tea and spiced raspberry aromas mingle with jam and cocoa dust. Rich on the palate, this wine bursts with evolving flavors of cracked black pepper, fresh leather, and wild berry. A blend of new American and French oak barrel aging helped soften the tannins, which are long, silky, and anchored by a lively acidity. Perfect for the everyday sipper or pair with juicy grilled meats and vegetables.
45% Petite Sirah, 20% Grenache, 12% Alicante Bouschet, 7% Cabernet Franc, 6% Syrah, 3% Petit Verdot, 3% Malbec, 2% Zinfandel, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon