J. Runquist 1448 Proprietary Red Blend 2011

Red Blends from Sierra Foothills, California

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Item No. 126473
  • red wine
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

J. Runquist 1448 has a big, deep, thick color one would expect from a wine that is largely Petite Sirah. The aromas are concentrated ripe black fruits; currants and cassis. The bouquet is full of smoky, roasted, chocolaty oak. The flavors are big and rich, full of caramel, chocolate and mocha. But this wine also delivers a strong fruit component of ripe blackberries. Smooth and supple with deep color and intensity of flavors, this wine is truly a perfect introduction to the Jeff Runquist Wines 'House Style.'

Learn About Sierra Foothills

Called gold country since the mid-1800's, the Sierra Foothills, located between Sacramento and the Nevada border, was a hot spot for those seeking a gold rush fortune. Some of these settlers brought some European vines with them and somewhere in that mix was the Zinfandel grape. Notable Facts Zinfandel remains the grape of choice here, followed by Rhone Blends. Volcanic...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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