Inspiration Vineyards Dry Creek Valley Reds 3-Pack

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The first step to being a successful painter is having the right bottle of wine.

"Look at this one. Isn't it such a marvelous piece?"

Mmm, yes. Quite exquisite. The brushstrokes, the attention to detail. Majestic, really.

"And the smooth fullness of the reds. The color scheme is superb."

On first appearance it seems simple, but the artist's use of multiple reds gives the work a sense of unity without lacking individuality.

"How about these blackberries? What do you imagine they symbolize?"

Excellent question, Eunice. On this side, the blackberries are richly portrayed, but on the other side they are in smaller notes, nestled in the throngs of cedar with a hint of chocolate, and is that, hmmm, I say is that black pepper sprinkled on top? It appears it is! How fascinating.

"The change of pace between the two is expected, but also somehow unexpected."

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Features

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Dry Creek Valley 750ml

Full bodied with soft, non-astringent tannins, rich with flavors of cassis and blackberry. As the wine opens up, it becomes richer in the glass, making this the kind of wine that you can sip & ponder for hours. What Inspiration enjoys most about their cabs, is that in their young age, you can enjoy them right away, or lay them down for several years because the fruit foundation of the wine lasts and allows for very nice aging.

2010 Syrah, Dry Creek Valley 750ml 2-Pack

Full bodied, balanced with great acidity, you find this wine will age nicely over the next 6 to 8 years. If serving during this first year after release, decanting is recommended in order to get some air into the wine to allow it to open up. The nose is tight with notes of blackberry and chocolate. On the palate you’ll find black pepper, blackberries, cedar, and mocha.

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Winery Retail Price: $120.00
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Total MSRP:   $145.00

 

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Dry Creek Valley 750ml

  • Vineyard: Gallaway Vineyard
  • Appellation: Dry Creek Valley
  • Varietal Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Harvest Date: October 8th 2009
  • Brix at Harvest: 24.0°
  • Total Acid: .66 g/L
  • pH: 3.40
  • Alcohol: 14.4%
  • Fermentation / Cellaring: Open-top fermented; Aged for 40 months in European and French oak, 25% new European.
  • Bottled Date: February 11th 2013
  • Release Date: March 1st 2013
  • Cases Produced: 118

2010 Syrah, Dry Creek Valley 750ml 2-Pack

  • Vineyard: Palindrome Vineyards
  • Appellation: Dry Creek Valley
  • Varietal Blend: 92% Syrah, 8% Viognier
  • Harvest Date: October 16th 2010
  • Brix at Harvest: 24.5°
  • Total Acid: .67 g/L
  • pH: 3.66
  • Alcohol: 15.3%
  • Fermentation / Cellaring: Open-top fermented - addition of Viognier at time of fermentation; aged for 26 months in American oak, 1/3rd new.
  • Bottled Date: February 11th 2013
  • Release Date: March 1st 2013
  • Cases Produced: 121

Winery Details

Inspiration Vineyards and Winery

Founded:
2002
Owners:
Barbara & Jon Phillips
Location:
Sonoma County, CA
Barbara and I moved to Sonoma County 10 years ago because of our passion for great wine.  After teaching about wine for 15 years, I was driven to follow my heart and become a wine maker.  All of our friends kept telling us we were an Inspiration because we followed our dreams.  Through hard work and determination, I was able to leave my fulltime corporate life three years ago and focus on making fantastic, balanced, food-friendly wines and offer them at a reasonable price.
 
Today, our winery produces approximately 1500 cases of wine annually; our average lot sizes are around 200 cases and can be as small at 20 cases, like our 100 year old “front yard” Zinfandel.

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