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2017 Copperhead Red

$44.00

2017 Copperhead Red

Appellation: Texas High Plains

Aging: 14 months stainless-steel tanks and 16 months American oak barrels

Look: Day bright red garnet

Smell: Aromas of sweet ripe fruit with candied cherries, blueberries, blackberries, spice, honeysuckle, and vanilla oak.

Taste: On the palate the wine bursts with summer ripe fruit of cherry, blueberry and blackberry, followed by a subtle allspice and tasty oak.  The finish is mouthcoating with a fine balance between tannins and earthiness.

Description

2017 Copperhead Red

Community crafted by the Lone Star Wine Club, Copperhead Red is bold with blue fruit aromas and flavors of cherry, blueberry, blackberry, and vanilla oak. The label commemorates the resilience of Lone Stars’ infamous Rubye Lorenz and her encounter with a copperhead snake at the young age of 83. Having worked at the winery for almost 15 years, Rubye is responsible for more than a few romantic connections between guests. After she was voted Best Wine Server in Texas by the Department of Agriculture, the mayor of McKinney declared February 9th Rubye Lorenz Day.

Appellation: Texas High Plains

Aging: 14 months stainless-steel tanks and 16 months American oak barrels

Look: Day bright red garnet

Smell: Aromas of sweet ripe fruit with candied cherries, blueberries, blackberries, spice, honeysuckle, and vanilla oak.

Taste: On the palate the wine bursts with summer ripe fruit of cherry, blueberry and blackberry, followed by a subtle allspice and tasty oak.  The finish is mouthcoating with a fine balance between tannins and earthiness.

Legend Of The Ranch Story: When Ruby Lorenz—legendary, long-time employee of Lone Star Wine Cellars was bitten by a copperhead, no one doubted the fiery 83-year-young cheeky lass would survive.  Copperhead Red label commemorates Rubye’s resilience. Having worked at the winery for almost 15 years, Rubye is responsible for more than a few romantic connections between guests. After she was voted Best Wine Server in Texas by the Department of Agriculture, the mayor of McKinney declared February 9th Rubye Lorenz Day.

Additional information

Collection

Community Crafted Wine Club Blends

Style

Red

Varietal

Red Blends

Wine Body

Medium Bodied, Full Bodied

Price

$30-$50

Sweetness/Dryness

Dry

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