This traditional Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel is deep and rich, showing ripe black fruit flavours with subtle jam and chocolate overtones, typical of these family grown vineyards. Gentle on the palate with a subtle, smoky finish.
This richly coloured wine offers opulent notes of dark berried fruit and blueberry, with nuances of black pepper, fine cocoa and vanilla. Showing lovely balance, the ripe fruit is enveloped in elegant tannins through to a lingering finish.
Raymond R Collection Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of dark red fruits and blackberry pie accented with a touch of clove. Opulent on the palate with rich flavours of rhubarb, plum and blackcurrant which intermingle seamlessly with the smooth tannins and create a long, delicious finish.
Lockwood Vineyard Pinot Noir Monterey shows Californian Pinot at its elegant best. Rich, ruby red in colour with the complex aromas of dark cherry, strawberrry and cinnamon spice. On the palate, bright red fruit and a touch of oak coincide with cinnamon for a complex, well structured and deliciously long finish.
Starboard Batch 88 is the name Quady gives to its Port-style wine, made with the same grape varieties and similar methods as they do in the Douro. The blend is smooth and soft with a chocolate raisin character. Several different vintages are used in the blend which has an average age of about 5 years.
Bold aromas of ripe red fruits are followed by spicy notes of cinnamon and clove. The palate shows flavours of raspberry and black cherry unfolding into hints of mocha and cardamom which last through to the bright, fresh finish.
Mouth-coating darker fruit flavours grace the palate, along liquorice and sweet spice notes. Firm tannin structure, balanced acidity and a long finish make this wine a great pairing with grilled meats.
Beautiful aromas of blackberry, boysenberry, cassis, liquorice and sweet anise, are seamlessly underpinned by hints of lightly toasted oak. The silky, smooth palate with flavours of mixed berry fruit, oak spice, and sweet liquorice is well-structured and polished, with fine grain tannins that melt into a long mouthwatering finish.