Aromas take fold in an instant with an incredible spiciness! Cloves and nutmeg; chocolate and vanilla beans give way to flavors of blueberries, plums, chocolate and mint that swirl in your mouth of this rich, well-balanced and full wine. The finish is bold and lengthy. 50% Merlot, 40% Zinfandel, 10% Petite Sirah.Roasted Butternut Squash and Chicken Apple, Kale SaladSuggested Wine Pairing - 2015 Obsession Symphony, California
Recent Gold Winner at the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine CompetitionObsession Symphony is a seductively aromatic wine with captivating aromas of gardenia, honeysuckle and star jasmine. Flavors of this extremely enjoyable wine aretropical with peaches, pineapple and a hint of ginger, finishing off crisp and clean. 85% Symphony, 15% Chenin Blanc
Obsession Wines Pairings were developed by Chef Lauren O’Leary of Lomade as part of our#ChefObsessed Series. obsessionwines.com/chefobsessedWarmed Brie Cheese with Muscat Canelli Marmalade & Warmed Baguette Suggested Wine Pairing - 2015 Ironstone Vineyards Limited Release Muscat Canelli, Sierra Foothills ($18/bottle)
Our 2015 Limited Release Muscat Canelli is made in a traditional style, portraying the incredible floral characters of orange blossoms, gardenia, jasmine, rose petals, spring wildflowers and a touch of lychee nut in the nose. Fresh apricots, tangerines, and peaches dominate the luscious texture on the palate. This dessert-style wine has a rich and long finish that is clean and refreshing. 100% Muscat Canelli. Only 150 cases produced.Suggested Wine Pairing - 2015 Ironstone Vineyards Reserve Viognier, Sierra Foothills ($20) Our classic, yet refined 2015 Reserve Viognier has a tropical bouquet of mango, pineapple and guava with hints of citrus and honey. A soft bouquet of vanilla and butter is followed by delightful flavors of pineapple, citrus, and cream with soft oak undertones. This richly balanced, ripe white lingers on the palate with its long, lingering finish. 90% Viognier. 10% Chardonnay. Miner’s Flatbread with Marinated Olives & MushroomsSuggested Wine Pairing - 2015 Ironstone Vineyards Pinot Noir, Lodi ($14/bottle)
Our Pinot Noir gives you seductive aromas of luscious black cherries mixed with cloves, spice and a touch of vanilla. These are followed by a well-rounded and supple cherry and plum flavor with a bit of earthiness. Soft tannins and smoky black tea-tobacco notes finish this full-flavored wine deliciously. 83% Pinot Noir, 11% Syrah, 6% Petite Syrah.Suggested Wine Pairing - 2015 Ironstone Vineyards Reserve Old Vine Zin, Lodi ($28/bottle)
Rich and supple, this generous Zinfandel, a blend of five different old vine vineyards, offers plush aromas and flavors of ripe blackberries, pepper and chocolate, finishingwith well-rounded tannins and a lingering dark, fruit finish. 90% Zinfandel, 10% Petite Sirah
Ironstone Vineyards’ tasting room is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is located at 1894 Six Mile Rd. in Murphys. Note: Both food items were created by our House Chef, Chip Roberts, and are available at our Gold Lead Deli.