Benessere Red Wines
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Ruby with tawny edges, in the glass, this wine offers a full spectrum of berry aromas, with hints of chocolate and spice. These flavors intensify on the palate, where they are carried along by satiny tannins and a very pleasant mouthfeel. In addition to ripe blueberry and black raspberry notes, the wine offers hints of cherry pie, rhubarb and candied violet.
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Black cherry, blackberry, and blackcurrant aromas are complemented by hints of mocha and dark chocolate. On the palate, the wine is silky in texture, but it has a delightfully surprising tannic grip. Notes of espresso and dark chocolate-covered cherries stand out against a background of lush fruit flavors. The lingering, complex finish promise a great future for this wine.
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Rich scarlet in color, this wine offers disparate yet beauitfully intergrated aromas that range from red rasberry, star anise, and cinnamon to toasted almonds, gooseberry, milk chocolate, and baking spice. The medium/heavy body carries these flavors on the palate augmented with more layers of flavor from fine French oak barrels. These notes of allspice, sandalwood, and vanilla are almost hypnotic over the smooth, long finish.
This dark wine is intensely aromatic, layered, and complex. Hints of clove, mace and espresso are supported by dark fruit aromas including blackberry and black cherry.
With its beautiful carmine red shade, our Sagrantino is as graceful as it is intense. This wine is deep and savory. Exotic aromas of sandalwood, teak, and star anise support notes of black raspberry and Santa Rosa plum. Firm tannins are approachable now and will become more refined with time in your cellar. The finish is long and complex and will reward contemplation. This wine will improve with up to ten years of cellaring, and hold for another ten.
This intensely colored wine appears seems to be brooding in the glass, holding its secrets close. The aromas imparted by the new French oak (50%) barrels are marked but well integrated, lending notes of dark roast coffee and milk chocolate. The wine offers classic flavors of red- and blackcurrant, blackberry, raspberry, sage, black cherry, and toasted almond, along with hints of vanilla, cedar, and cocoa. On the palate the wine is satiny and silky. The lingering finish reveals something new with each taste.
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With its dark crimson robe and intriguing aromatic profile, this wine will surely leave you smiling. It is voluminous and expansive on the palate with a panoply of favors ranging from a full spectrum of berries to plum and molten chocolate. This wine has a bright future but it is irresistible now.
Speranza, Italian for Hope is the first of the 5 new wines we created to replace the 2020 red vintage lost due to the wildfires. Thanks to his strong relationships within the grower community, our Winemaker, Matt Reid, was able to source rare lots of 2018 and 2019 red wines to create something truly special.
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This garnet-colored wine entices with aromas of blueberry, black raspberry, tart cherry and plum, along with floral notes of lilac and African violet, with a hint of pie crust. The palate is silky smooth with hints of cocoa powder, baking spices, and raw vanilla.
We are excited to introduce you to our new releases including the debut of the 2019 Tenaci, our second in the series of five wines created to replace the 2020 vintage lost to the wildfires. Tenaci is the Italian word for tenacity, perseverance, and resilience.
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Founder John Benish considered our estate Merlot to among the finest of the varieties grown at our estate vineyard. It has long provided the sumptuous core of blends such as our Phenomenon and Sorridente.
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Our Black Glass Zinfandel is back with a bang! With rich hues that pop and inviting aromatics, it is expansive on the palate, offering bold flavors and a spicy finish. Our vineyard site's signature black raspberry flavors are joined by cherry and violet and rose petal notes, as well as cocoa powder-dusted dark chocolate.
This wine displays great aromatic complexity to match its beautiful crimson to dark garnet color. Blackberry, blackcurrant and black cherry aromas are complemented by cedar, sage and thyme notes.
Classic Sangiovese aromas of Bing Cherry, leather, and dried roses. The wine is expansive on the palate, with a cornucopia of flavors including blackberry and pomegranate, with hints of dark chocolate and espresso.