Blackbird Vineyards 2010 Arise – Wine of the Week Review

Blackbird Vineyards 2010 Arise
Blackbird Vineyards 2010 Arise

Price: $50

Rating: 15.5/20

Region: Napa Valley, California

Varietals: 61 percent Merlot, 20 percent Cabernet Sauvignon & 19 percent Cabernet Franc

Alcohol: 14.8 percent

Production: 2,867 cases

Tasting Notes: This well-balanced Bordeaux-style blend (Meritage) boasts bright cherry and blackberry flavors up front, soft tannins in the mouth and more earthy notes emerging toward the back of the palate.

Food Pairings: Rack of lamb, grilled chicken, roasted vegetables

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