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Date Printed: 1/23/2017
Jeff Runquist 1448 Proprietary Red Blend 2010
Jeff Runquist 1448 Proprietary Red Blend 2010
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PRICE ON 1/23/2017: $17.99

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.'
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About Jeff Runquist:

Jeff Runquist started his adventure in the wine industry in 1977 when he interned with Seagrams at their Paul Masson Sherry Cellars in Madera while studying enology at UC Davis. Upon graduating in 1980, he worked in the cellar at Montevina in Amador County's Shenandoah Valley and was promoted to winemaker in 1982. After a three year stint at the Napa Valley Cooperative Winery from 1987 through 1990, Jeff became the winemaker for the J. Lohr winery in San Jose. It was during his tenure at J. Lohr that it became clear that he was going to have to make wine for himself.

Jeff produces wines from grapes grown throughout California. At last count he was planning to crush over twenty different varieties from nine different appellations for the 2013 vintage. Most of these wines are produced in very small limited quantities. However, there are four principle wines that the winery strives to have available throughout the year and they are: Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Barbera, and Petit Verdot. ll of Jeff's wines share a theme of fresh fruit reflective of the varietal flavors inherent in the grapes. Jeff selects grapes from vineyards that provide rich full flavors without loads of astringent tannins.