2013 Jeff Runquist 1448 Red Blend California

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the altude of our small family winery in the foo


of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains.



The success and popularity of the ‘1448’ has create

d a

demand for this wine that has outgrown our ability

to produce it solely

from the surpluses of our varietal wine program. B

eginning with the 2011

vintage and connuing with the 2012 and 2013, we ha

ve selected a

number of some of my favorite vineyards to deliv

er fruit with an eye to

making 1448. I have always enjoyed working with Pe

te Sirah and Pet

Verdot and so these grapes establish the framework

for the 2013 wine.

We have maintained a wonderful element of the blend

; Tannat. The

structure and depth of this variety add a complex i

ntensity. We also

included small quanes of Cabernet Franc, Sangiove

se, Dolce5o, Pinot

Noir, Trincadera, Zinfandel, Barbera, Souzao, and

Syrah. Aged in French

oak, the fruit-forward flavors and barrel-aged text

ure and depth, along

with rich smooth tannins, remain hallmarks of this





has a deep garnet color with bright

hues. The aromas lead with blue and black fruits,

with notes of red

currants. The bouquet features sweet vanilla and c

innamon spice scents.

The flavors are big and dense, with concentrated rip

e fruit framed by a so;

tannic structure. The succulent fruits flavors flow

into a smoky toasted

oak background and finish with a bright acid balanc


2013 Blend Details

43% Petite Sirah 32% Petit Verdot, 10% Tanna


7% Barbera , and an 8% combination of Sangiovese,

Trincadera, Dolcetto, Souzao, Syrah, Cabern

et Franc,

Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel.

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