Grapes: 98% Merlot, 2% Malbec. Region: USA> California> Napa Valley AVA.
Description: TEXTBOOK was founded in 2004 by industry veterans Jonathan and Susan Pey and produces distinctive wines from coveted Napa Valley and Oakville vineyard sites. The Pey’s European background led to TEXTBOOK’s “bold-yet-balanced” winemaking style which has made TEXTBOOK an industry-leading producer of inspiring Napa Valley wines enjoyed by discerning wine consumers across the U.S. and abroad. Deep red burgundy color with a shade of ruby at the rim. Aromas of eucalyptus, mocha , and mountain berries. This is a full-bodied wine with soft, fleshy sweet tannins surrounded by excellent mixed berries on the mid-palate.
"TEXTBOOK is a serious winery that consumers should be keeping an eye on. There are real treasures in this portfolio." -Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
Food pairings: Charcuterie, vegetables, cheese (blue, camembert, cheddar, gorgonzola, gouda, etc.), grilled chicken, roasted or grilled prime beef, BBQ, duck, lamb chops, onion soup, dijon mustard, pork, vegetable stews, pizza, tomato-based pasta, etc.