Black Rock – Sawyer Springs Vineyard

Our wine tonight is the Black Rock from Sawyer Springs Vineyard in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Black Rock

Dirty Boots, Stained Hands, Classic Wine.

AVA – Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County.

Inky in color with a beautiful garnet rim.

A special field blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel.

Decanted for 30 minutes before pouring first glass. However by the second glass, had decanted for 60 minutes and it opened up expressively and mellowed on the finish.

Nose of black cherry, blackberry, bell pepper, butterscotch, charred oak, and black licorice.

Medium plus body with unresolved chalky tannins.

Dry on the palate with black cherries, red and black currants, red plums, dark coffee, and vanilla rum, lingering finishing of black pepper, spices, leather, and pipe tobacco.

13% ABV

Sawyer Springs Vineyard

Sawyer Springs Vineyard is just outside of Hendersonville, North Carolina in the Crest of the Blue Ridge Henderson County AVA.

The tasting room is a hundred plus year old remodeled barn. Ample seating is outside though some indoor space is available.

Published by WineryEscapades.Com

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