Shows an abundance of honeysuckle, orange blossom, and subtle toastiness on the nose. The palate is clean and refreshing, offering plenty of honeyed fruit, orange marmalade, Meyer lemon and bright minerality that finishes with power and complexity. This is delicious now and will continue to drink well over the next 2-3 years.
Arietta, an ultra-premium Napa winery specializing in limited production Bordeaux-style blends, is owned by wine specialist and auctioneer Fritz Hatton and his wife Caren. One of America’s most celebrated winemakers, Andy Erickson, crafts the Arietta wines from carefully chosen blocks in the cooler climates of Napa Valley. The Arietta wine portfolio currently consists of four red wines—H Block Hudson, Variation One, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Quartet—and one white wine, On The White Keys.
- Aromatics Honeysuckle, Orange Blossom, Toastiness
- Tasting Notes Honeyed Fruit, Meyer Lemon, Minerals, Orange Marmalade
- Food Pairings Cassoulet, Dried Fruit Stuffed Pork Loin, Garlic Roasted Pork Shoulder, Herb Marinated Grilled Sea Bass on Great Northern Beans, Warm Goat Cheese and Pear Salad
- Aging 2016-2019
- Our Rating 96 - Classic