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Blackbird Vineyards Paramour - 2007(PARTNER)

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour

Winery Story

After a successful career in financial services Michael Polenske followed his palate to Napa Valley. Now the owner of Blackbird Vineyards, P... (more...)olenske's found success again with his acclaimed Merlot-based blend. Blackbird Vineyards encompasses 10 acres of mostly dry farmed vines in the Oak Knoll district of Napa. Its highly allocated wines are made by the talented Sarah Gott of Joseph Phelps and Quintessa.

Tasting Note

“The 2007 Paramour presents a generous nose of juicy, sour cherry, blueberry, tobacco and cedar. On the expressive palate, dark fruit char... (more...)acters meld with notes of chocolate and subtle mint. This wine offers great texture, soft tannins, and impressive balance which carry on to the polished, lingering finish. Paramour is ideal for drinking beyond the next decade. Touted as the “vintage of the decade” by wine critics and winemakers alike, Blackbird’s 2007 wines offer approachable tannins with incredible flavor concentration and length imparted by the mild growing season.”

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July 26, 2010

Aromas of blueberry, blackberry, a little tobacco, and cedar. Super smooth wine.

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