Smashberry is all about fruit: bright raspberry on the nose and boysenberry and cocoa flavors on the palate. It is rich on the palate with a supple mouthfeel, yet has firm tannins and a clean finish. Not a wine for the faint of heart or spirit.
Smashberry is all about fruit: honeysuckle, peaches, and pears abound on the nose with guava, mango, and tropical fruit on the palate. Bright acidity and a lingering finish make this a delightful sipper on its own or with lighter fare. Not a wine to be overthought, just enjoyed.
Merlot, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
88 Pts – Wine Advocate Issue 208
Bronze Medal – Orange County Commercial Wine Competition 2014
Destemmed, crushed and sent directly into fermentation tanks. Pumped over with several delestages during 7 to 10 days fermentations on skins. The wine was pressed, racked, underwent malolactic fermentation, and was then aged 9 months on American Oak.
SMASHBERRY WHITE WINE
The grapes were harvested at night and pressed within hours. The resulting juice was fermented cool with some residual sugar to retain aromatic components, and then aged 5 months in stainless steel before bottling.