2006 Melka Métisse
Jumping Goat Vineyard
Napa Valley

This wine exhibits dark ruby/purple color with aromas of graphite, black
cherries and black currants along with a deep smokiness
and earthiness. It is dense, concentrated with rich fruit flavors, real style and elegance, and serious power and richness with supple tannins, low acidity, yet a graceful mouthfeel with tremendous purity and length.  It should cellar well for at least
20 years. 

83% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot
100% Napa Valley

Production: 475 cases of 750ml; 100 bottles of 1.5L
Bottling: June 2008
Aging: 19 months in 59 gallon barrels, 75% new oak
Release: Spring 2009
Suggested Retail: $125.00

Recommended to hold - maturity 15-20 years

Robert Parker Jr. states, "This wine is a beauty . . .it avoids the
rustic tannins and overly muscular style of some of the