Hook & Ladder The Tillerman Red

$15.99

SKU 31479

750ml

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With this blend we strive for a boldly flavored, balanced, well- structured red wine. To achieve this, we evaluate various lots and varieties grown at our Los Amigos Ranch. The 2015 vintage yielded delightfully ripe, richly flavored Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Sangiovese. We added Merlot to the blend to add opulence. The must was fermented and aged separately in European and American Oak for 17 months before blending and bottling. In fire-fighting parlance, a tillerman steers the back of a hook & ladder truck. Our founder, Cecil De Loach, held this position in the San Francisco Fire Department. The Tillerman red blend exhibits a deep purple, with notes of ripe wild berries, black cherry, and baking spices on the nose. Layered flavors of black currant and raspberry lead to a long finish of spice and dusty cocoa.

This is a vintage item, but we do not track the vintage in inventory. The information shown describes a recent vintage of this item, but may not describe the vintage you will receive. If you require a specific vintage of this item, please contact us to inquire about availability.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Sonoma County
Appellation Russian River Valley
Brand Hook & Ladder
Alcohol/vol 14.5%