This 2019 JCB Chardonnay, “the Eye,” features luxurious aromas of vibrant lemon rind, asian pears, and French vanilla. Its first encounter on the palate introduces enticing notes of ripe golden pears and fresh honeysuckle; it ends in an elegant, well-balanced finish. The Chardonnay grapes for this wine are grown in California’s Russian River Valley. They are aged entirely in oak barrels, which impart flavor and give the wine depth, body, and complexity.
JCB 2018 Alchemy of Dreams: Five Senses | Pinot Noir
When tasting the 2018 JCB Pinot Noir, you will enjoy its subtle notes of pepper, black cherry, cardamom — and just a hint of shiitake mushroom. As the flavors traverse your palate, tart cherry notes succumb to an essence of rich, spiced persimmon. Burgundian in style, this bright Pinot Noir evokes the memory of long walks in the autumn woods. Grapes for this wine are grown on California’s Sonoma Coast, and they are aged in oak.
JCB 2019 Alchemy of Dreams: Daring | Zinfandel
Deep red in the glass, this 2019 JCB zinfandel, “Daring,” opens with a robust, yet delicate, bouquet of dark fruit notes. On the palate, hints of cinnamon complement jammy flavors of boysenberry and blackberry. This well-structured wine leaves a long-lasting, lingering finish. Grown exclusively in Sonoma County, California, the grapes for this Zinfandel are aged twelve months in oak barrels. It pairs well with grilled lamb, goat cheese, and medium-body cheeses.
JCB 2019 Alchemy of Dreams: Femininity | Red Blend
This 2019 JCB red blend, “Femininity,” opens with enticing aromas of baked blueberry pie and includes a touch of ripe plum and orange zest. On the palate, this blend features alluring flavors of boysenberry, dark cherry, fig, and a hint of cassis and nutmeg. Soft and subtle tannins lead to a long, luxurious finish. The varietals in this Napa Valley red wine include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petite Syrah, and Petite Verdot.
JCB 2019 Alchemy of Dreams: Ascension | Cabernet Sauvignon
On the nose, this JCB Cabernet Sauvignon has hints of baked blueberry, cherry, and praline, with notes of vanilla and licorice. On the palate, it introduces savory red and black fruit flavors with tobacco leaf, crème de cassis, and hints of hazelnut and loamy earth — all followed by seamless tannins and a polished finish. This decadent Cabernet Sauvignon from Knights Valley, California, is aged 18 months in oak barrels and pairs with a wide variety of dishes, from tri-tip to eggplant parmesan.