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Venge Vineyards Scout's Honor Proprietary Red Napa Valley 2016
Venge Vineyards Scout's Honor Proprietary Red Napa Valley 2016

Venge Vineyards Scout's Honor Proprietary Red Wine 2016

This vintage has a sumptuous concentration on the nose of sweet black fruit, crushed blue herbs, anise, black truffle, and vanillin. The palate is rich with sweet blueberry and raspberry fruit, dried cherries, black currants, and pepper spices. Fleshy and succulent with an enveloping masculinity of char and tannins from the Syrah, Charbono and Petite Sirah. A seamless balance and mouth coating deliciousness are found throughout with an extra long finish that is quite pleasing to the senses.

Type

Red

Varietal

68% Zinfandel, 16% Charbono, 10% Petite Sirah, 6% Syrah 

Vintage

2016

Bottle size

750mL

Alcohol content

15.3%

Appellation

California – Napa Valley

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Venge Vinyards
The Venge family has farmed vitis viniferra varieties in Napa Valley for nearly a half-century. It is a journey that began when Knud Venge migrated from Denmark to the United States in the early 1900’s. Knud's son, Per Venge, found his passion in the wine and spirits industry and started Vencom Imports, focusing on the importation of Western European fine wines and spirits. It was Per's son, Nils Venge, who left the family business in the 1960's with a vision to study viticulture at UC Davis and establish the family namesake as an icon within the winegrowing community.
The family's viticultural roots flourished in 1976 with the purchase of a 17-acre vineyard in the Oakville District that was planted to Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. This fortunate development cast the family among the winemaking pioneers of Napa Valley.
Nils' son, Kirk Venge, gravitated to winemaking at an early age. He proved to be as talented a winemaker as his father, making wines in his own style, with a vision to build his own legacy in the valley. In 2008, Kirk achieved his lifelong dream and acquired full ownership of Venge Vineyards from his family. Today, Kirk continues the Napa Valley heritage, focusing on select vineyard sites that produce fruit worthy of bearing the Venge family name.
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