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Date Printed: 8/27/2014
Luna Lunatic Red Blend 2009
Luna Lunatic Red Blend 2009
(search item no. 115234)
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PRICE ON 8/27/2014: $16.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2009 Lunatic Red has great density, richness and complexity, owing to the fact that potent components are blended to magnify their individual contribution. You will taste the cocoa and cassis of barrel aged Cabernet, bright raspberry and pomegranate fruit of Sangiovese, the warm 'Amarone' and peppery spice of Zinfandel and the firm grip of Souzao's tannins. You will taste the unexpected.

Blend: 39% Sangiovese, 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Zinfandel, 9% Souzao

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About Luna Vineyards:

Luna Vineyards was founded in 1995 by George Vare and Mike Moone. Both Vare and Moone have been Presidents of major California wineries and important influences in the California wine industry since the mid-1960's.

The founders purchased the St. Andrews winery, located at the foot of the Silverado Trail in Napa Valley, and set out to produce Italian varietal wines - Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese and Merlot.

In 1996, after 20 years experience with other wineries, the last 13 at Newton Vineyards where he established himself in the forefront of Napa Valley winemakers, Winemaster John Kongsgaard joined Luna as Vice President and partner. John is particularly noted for his outstanding Merlots and spent seven years in collaboration with Michel Rolland from Bordeaux perfecting winemaking techniques in the Napa region.

With a passion for Italian wines combined with a desire to live slightly on the edge, John happily joined Luna. He was excited by the opportunity to travel to the "Old World" and learn how to adapt their traditional and new techniques for growing grapes and making wine from Sangiovese and Pinot Grigio.