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2006 ÆROS® Napa Valley Meritage

by David on October 20, 2009

For those who demand the very best – that’s ÆROS. This vintage marks the 11th ÆROS® release in our 24th  ÆROS®year history, so you know we’ve reached to the sky when those wings go on the bottle.

ÆROS isn’t a single wine, but a series of limited-production wines made only in the exceptional vintages that yeild the elusive ÆROS quality, character and style.

The 2006 vintage is a remarkably hedonistic blend of Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec. It’s a mouthfilling symphony of black cherry, wild strawberry, ripe plum, dusty mocha with a hint of tobacco and supple, polished tannins. Just delicious. Only 284 cases produced.

ÆROS Meritage and food: Opening the bottle creates an occasion in itself, but the ÆROS also makes the perfect centerpiece for a celebratory meal of rack of lamb or filet mignon. It’s a decadent partner for chocolate torte or dark chocolate souffle cake. Try it with this special recipe Colleen has created especially for the 2006 ÆROS: Duck Breast with Black Mission Fig Sauce.

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