BlackJack is sourced from the oldest block in the vineyard, planted in 1965. Complex, old-vine details bring a brambly note to strawberry and cherry fruit, along with citrus, sassafras and iron. There's an earthy, lightly roasted or charred note also, likely from the barrels.
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