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.
Merlot, Petit Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Gold medal – 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Gold – 2015 Texsom
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.