2011 Brandlin Henry's Keep, Proprietary Red Wine
Perched on an aerie, well above the fog line our steep, free-draining mountain soils work to wick away moisture from our vines. In a dramatic vintage like 2011 this worked perfectly to our advantage as our late-ripening Vineyard easily weathered the early October storm, allowing our fruit ample hang-time to fully ripen. A richly nuanced wine, rife with violets, rose petals, black currants, and cassis. Ample, yet well-knit tannins support the dark, plummy, black cherry, and blackberry fruit accented with notes of vanilla, sandalwood, mocha, and black tea.