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2016 Artist Series - Lion Label

The 2016 vintage will be remembered as the longest calendar vintage on record since we were harvesting grapes for three solid months. This allowed for some impressive hang time and resulted in a very ripe and rich wine with beautifully supple, elegant tannins.
93 Points
JamesSuckling.com
6.1.20
95 Points
Jeb Dunnuck
4.16.20

Tasting Notes

The 2016 vintage will be remembered as the longest calendar vintage on record since we were harvesting grapes for three solid months. This allowed for some impressive hang time and resulted in a very ripe and rich wine with beautifully supple, elegant tannins.

WINE ANALYSIS

Blend:
57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec
Aging:
Aged for 24 months in 34% new French oak, and 13% new American oak.
Alcohol:
14.5%
TA:
0.56 g/100mL
F:
Fermented in small lots for maximum flexibility during blending.

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WINE ORDERS

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DELIVERY

Delivery is available within the United States only at this time. For specific state delivery inquiries please contact our concierge or visit our shipping policy page.

Our Promise

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Shipping & Service

We cannot ship to these states due to restrictions.
Below are the states we can ship to, as noted in green.
  • Alaska
  • Arizona(12 cases/year)
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut(25 bottles/62 days)
  • District of Columbia(1 case/month)
  • Florida(permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • Georgia(12 cases/year)
  • Hawaii(6 cases/year)
  • Idaho(24 cases/year)
  • Illinois(12 cases/year)
  • Iowa
  • Kansas(12 cases/year)
  • Maine(12 cases/year - no products under 750mL)
  • Maryland(18 cases/household/year)
  • Massachusetts(12 cases/year)
  • Minnesota(2 cases/year)
  • Missouri(2 cases/month)
  • Montana(18 cases/year)
  • Nebraska(12 cases/year)
  • Nevada(12 cases/year)
  • New Hampshire(12 cases/year - permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • New Mexico(2 cases/month)
  • New York(36 cases/year - permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • North Carolina(2 cases/month)
  • North Dakota(3 cases/month)
  • Oregon(5 cases/month)
  • Pennsylvania(36 cases/year)
  • South Carolina(2 cases/month)
  • South Dakota(12 cases/year - limited products available)
  • Tennessee(1 case/month - up to 3 cases/year)
  • Texas(45 bottles/month - up to 181 bottles/year)
  • Vermont(12 cases/year)
  • Virginia(2 cases/month)
  • Washington
  • West Virginia(2 cases/month)
  • Wisconsin(12 cases/year)

To ensure weather temperature variances do not impact the quality of your wine, orders are shipped Mon-Wed for ground and 2-day, and Mon-Thu for overnight. Contact us in advance for orders that need to go out the same day. Adult signature required. LEARN MORE