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2015 Arise
Napa Valley Proprietary Red Wine

Every artist needs a muse...

Harvested, vinified, and aged with an identical commitment to quality as our principal wines, this classic Napa blend comprised of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon expresses luscious flavors that can only come from exceptional fruit.

"The 2015 Arise’s aromas of ripe blackberries, black currant, iris, forest floor, and clove are nothing short of charming, and just as every artist needs a muse, Arise is - without a doubt - the muse for Blackbird’s current collection. With flavors of licorice, black cherry, nutty fig, cocoa powder, and tobacco this wine has a richly layered mid-palate that is complimented by smooth tannins, good density, and a long, lingering finish."Winemaker, Aaron Pott
Blend37% Merlot
28% Cabernet Franc
21% Cabernet Sauvignon
14% Petit Verdot
HarvestFall 2015
ReleaseFall 2017
Barrel Regime21 months in French Oak barrels - 50% new, 50% seasoned
Alcohol14.5%
Production40 barrels
Optimum Drinking2017 - 2027
Release Price$54.00 per 750ml bottle

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Arriviste, Arise, Illustration, Paramour, Contrarian, and Denary are true examples of Blackbird's ongoing commitment to quality by partnering with a selection of Napa Valley's most prestigious vineyards.


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