Neyers 2017 "Sage Canyon" California Red Wine
The name for this red blend comes from settlers to the Napa area who planted sage that came to grow wild throughout the area today. Grenache, Syrah, Carignan and Mourvedre in this blend are sourced throughout quality vineyards in northern California. Traditional French Rhone Valley winemaking techniques are used to highlight these grapes Rhone background. 100% stem retention is used to provide a tannic structure as well as spice and black tea flavors. The wine is aged up to 10 months in large neutral French oak and is approachable and easy to drink with multiple fruits like raspberry and blueberry with subtle oaky smoke to add depth.