With its own distinct personality, Napanook presents a bold and vibrant character. Its exuberant fruit, smooth structure, and medium bodied texture lend to its immediate appeal.
Tasting Notes: Napanook 2015, with its nose of violet is reminiscent of a ne Pomerol. Delivering fresh blue plums and notes of game, the wine is enveloped in re ned tannins and is medium bodied. It displays a sleek nish and a notable length.
Vintage Summary: 2015 was characterized by a wet winter, which replenished the soil’s water reserve, followed by a dry spring. A sudden cooling of temperatures in May a ected the bloom and reduced the size and number of berries per cluster. e remaining growing season was consistently warm with a three-day heat wave during harvest that sent temperatures above 102 F from September 8-10.