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"Red Blend"? Hey, we once made one of those.

We don't understand what's so impressive about this Ty Caton Red Blend. We've made a red blend before too.

Seriously. Anybody can do it. All you've gotta do is take your grapes, blackberries, and bing cherries, you add a touch of mocha, put it in a blender, and wha-lah, you're done!

And you're telling us this wine got a Gold Medal from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition? All we need to do is turn on a blender for a few minutes, put the mixture in a bottle, and we'll be gold medal winners? Gee, that really IS easy!

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Features

2010 Ty's Red, Sonoma Valley, Caton Vineyard 750ml 3-Pack
 
This extraordinary red blend is rich and deep in color with savory aromas and dark fruit flavors of blackberries and bing cherries. The soft texture is lush with chewy tannins and finishes with a toasty oak finish with a touch of mocha. Enjoy with your favorite grilled meats.
 
Located in the foothills of Sonoma Valley, the Caton Vineyard is defined by its sustainable farming and belief that healthier vineyards produce very unique and distinctive wines. The vineyards have multiple sun exposures, soil types, and vary in altitude over 300 feet between each other. Ty Caton’s meticulous farming practices showcase the love for the land and passion for the wines that come from it.
 
  • Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 
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Ty Caton presents the 2010 Ty’s Red – one of his most successful Woot offerings.

Specs

Winery Retail Price: $114.00
Average Shipping:  $18.00
Woot Shipping:  (-$7.00)
Total MSRP:   $125.00
 

  • Gold Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
     
  • Winemaker: Ty Caton
  • Varietal: 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 18% Syrah, 2% Petite Sirah
  • Farming Practices: Certified Sustainable
  • Appellation: Sonoma Valley
  • Region: Estate Grown, Caton Vineyard
  • Alcohol: 14.4%
  • Production: 1,969 Cases
  • Released: February 2012

Winery Details

Ty Caton Vineyards

Owner:
Ty Caton
Founded:
1997
Location:
Sonoma, CA
We achieve wines of authenticity by working with nature to showcase the true flavors of the grapes. Ty Caton personally manages the entire winemaking process, from planting the vines, to farming the grapes, to making the wine here in Sonoma Valley. By using exclusively estate grown grapes he is able to have complete control over the process and personally tend to the wine from soil to glass. His acute awareness of the land enables him to make wines that show the great potential of the vineyard site.
 
Ty Caton’s philosophy is that wine is a natural product and should be treated as such. His winemaking uses limited intervention, which allows the wines to speak for themselves and import the true expression of the vineyard. He ferments with wild yeast that naturally occurs in the grapes so that the wines are manipulated as little as possible. As a Sonoma Valley winemaker and grape grower he strives to produce the ‘wow factor’ by creating wines that are bold, highly extracted and beautifully structured. Ty Caton believes that blending is an art form and uses master blending techniques to combine different grape varieties and clones to create wines with many layers of complexity in aroma and flavor. By allowing the grapes to show their true character and enhancing it through blending, Ty Caton is forging a new definition of quality in Sonoma Valley winemaking.

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