Introducing the exquisite and captivating 2015 Larkmead Firebelle, a red wine that showcases the best of Napa Valley. With a deep and enticing red color, this proprietary blend is a true gem that enthralls the senses from the very first pour. The label itself is a testament to the elegance and sophistication of this wine, with a classic design that hints at the greatness within.
On the nose, the 2015 Larkmead Firebelle opens up with an intoxicating bouquet of dark berries, dark chocolate, and the alluring scent of bark. These rich and complex aromas invite you to dive deeper into this wine's story. As you take your first sip, you are greeted with a full-bodied and dense palate that is layered with flavors that dance across your tongue. The merlot grape truly shines in this blend, delivering an exciting and serious experience.
Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded this wine an impressive score of 96 points, praising its depth and potential. He recommends waiting until 2020 to fully appreciate its greatness. Wine Enthusiast also recognizes the allure of the 2015 Larkmead Firebelle, giving it a score of 94 points. They highlight its earthy character, evoking wild truffle and fresh compost, alongside flavors of dark plum and cherry. The soft and silky texture of this wine is a perfect match for its powerful yet balanced tannins.
Jeb Dunnuck, another respected voice in the wine industry, awarded this wine a score of 93 points. He describes the 2015 Firebelle as a beautifully balanced masterpiece, with a bouquet of black cherries, leafy herbs, lavender, and dried violets. This wine has a medium to full body, displaying loads of minerality that adds depth and complexity.
Crafted by the esteemed Larkmead winery, this wine is a testament to the exceptional terroir of the North Coast region in California. The winery has expertly blended 71% Merlot, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 8% Petit Verdot to create a wine that truly showcases the best of these varietals. After 18 months of aging in 65% new French oak, the 2015 Larkmead Firebelle emerges as a true masterpiece.
Indulge in the beauty of this wine by pairing it with a hearty meal, such as a juicy steak or a rich, slow-cooked lamb dish. Allow the flavors to intertwine and elevate your dining experience to new heights. Alternatively, savor the 2015 Larkmead Firebelle on its own, allowing it to take center stage and transport you to the vineyards of Napa Valley.
With an alcohol percentage of 14.7%, this wine embodies the perfect balance of power and finesse. Encased in a classic cork closure, this bottle is a testament to the traditional craftsmanship that has gone into creating this exceptional wine. The 2015 Larkmead Firebelle is a true masterpiece that will continue to evolve and delight for the next 15 years. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic of this wine.