G by Alex Guarachi 2014

G by Alex Guarachi 2014

Sourced entirely from Guarachi’s Meadowrock Estate, grapes for“G” have been meticulously hand-picked, hand-sorted and night-harvested from the finest 30-year old vines found on the property’s rich rocky earth. Meadowrock sits facing Southwest at an elevation of 1,400 to 1,760 feet- perched on Atlas Peak above the fog line that often blankets the valley below.

VINTAGE: 2014

VARIETALS: 56% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc

APPELLATION: Napa Valley

AGING: 24 months in 100% French oak, 40% new

ALCOHOL: 14.8 %

TASTING NOTES: Rich flavors of cherry and dark chocolate tie harmoniously with toasted vanilla and a touch of cedar from just the right amount of oak. G is rich, well balanced and has a long, lasting finish. Pairs well with smoked meats, steak and chocolate.

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G by Alex Guarachi 2014

Region: Guarachi Family Wines

WINERY OVERVIEW
After many years marketing and assisting in the production of fine wine from all over the world, Alex Guarachi created a brand to carry his own family name and reflect only the highest quality Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon in California. Guarachi Family Wines is sourced from micro-lots within California’s most premier appellations – Sonoma Coast and Napa Valley.

WINEMAKER PROFILE
Julian Gonzalez, Chief Winemaker
Julian Gonzalez serves as lead winemaker for Guarachi Family Wines and caretaker to Guarachi’s Meadowrock estate (Atlas Peak AVA of Napa Valley) and Sun Chase Vineyard (Petaluma Gap AVA of Sonoma Coast).

Previously, Gonzalez was Lead Winemaker for all Paul Hobbs Consulting programs from 2007 to 2016. Prior to that, Gonzalez worked under winemaker and mentor, Rolando Herrera, at Mi Sueno, Argentina’s Vina Cobos and Paul Hobbs Winery in addition to working in the cellars at Stag’s Leap, Dominus Estate and Louis M. Martini Winery.

www.guarachifamilywines.com