Trefethen Double T Red 2017
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This juicy red blend opens with fruit-forward notes of blackberry, dried cherry and plum complemented by rich aromatics of cedar and black pepper. On the palate, the bright red fruit flavors give way to soft, approachable tannins and nicely balanced acidity leading to a long, delicious finish. Designed to pair perfectly with backyard parties, Double T Red will shine with grilled meats, sautéed mushrooms, thyme and black pepper. For an interesting spin, serve with pepper crusted Ahi tuna. For the vegetarians in your life, pair with eggplant parmesan.
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
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