The Prisoner (2017)

Textured, luscious and just juicy enough, The Prisoner Wine Company’s 2017 “The Prisoner” boasts notes of ripe berries balanced by rich flavors of chocolate and roasted fig. The Napa Valley blend (inspired by the field blends, or “mixed blacks,” traditionally made by European farmers) incorporates zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon, syrah, petite sirah and charbono. Rather than becoming a flavor hodgepodge, the mélange of grapes results in …

2017 Timeless Napa Red Blend Limited Edition

A Napa Valley standout, Silver Oak‘s eco-focused winemaking and dedication to Cabernet set them apart year after year. The brand’s winemaker, Nate Weis, has created Timeless, celebrating the accomplishments of the brand’s co-founder Ray Duncan, in honor of his 85th birthday. With only 1,700 cases available, this limited edition wine is certain to sell quickly. Sold as a three-bottle set, this wine promises to age …

2016 Rendezvous Wine

One may not think of Virginia as a hotspot for wine but RdV Vineyards’ 2016 Rendezvous, a Bordeaux-style red blend, aims to make it so (along with vintner Rutger de Vink’s other vintages and styles). Composed of 36% merlot, 35% cabernet sauvignon and 29% cab franc grapes (all sustainable farmed), 60% of the luscious liquid spends time in new oak. It’s a hefty 14.1% alcohol …