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Edgewater Wine USD 34.99 750ml

Robert Foley the Griffin 2012

Winemaker's Notes:

The Griffin - the Foley family crest in Irish heraldry combines the strengths of the lion, king of beasts, with the eagle, king of the skies - is a fitting representation of our signature red blend. Bright red and black fruit aromas reminiscent of Bing cherries and cassis pop from the glass. The ample mid palate is framed in chewy yet fine tannins which resolve nicely with flavors of black berry fruits. The extraordinary balance of elements of mid-palate, acid and tannin structure make for a versatile wine for pairing with an array of cuisines. The 2012 Griffin is a blend of 47% Calistoga Merlot, 35% Petite Sirah, 9% Charbono, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 1% Petit Verdot.

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Robert Foley Winery:
Robert Foley began his wine making career in the Napa Valley in 1977, working at a number of highly regarded Napa Valley wineries including the famous Pride Mountain Vineyards, where he spent 15 years as founding wine maker. During this period he also created the highly acclaimed Switchback Ridge, Hourglass, Paloma, School House, and Engel Family wines. In 1998 Robert Foley Vineyards bottled... Read more
Robert Foley began his wine making career in the Napa Valley in 1977, working at a number of highly regarded Napa Valley wineries including the famous Pride Mountain Vineyards, where he spent 15 years as founding wine maker. During this period he also created the highly acclaimed Switchback Ridge, Hourglass, Paloma, School House, and Engel Family wines. In 1998 Robert Foley Vineyards bottled their first Claret, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot and over the last 10 years have expanded and diversified their own production. Bob’s reputation for producing very expressive wines which finish gracefully continues to develop at the new winery facility on the summit of Napa County’s Howell Mountain. Bob and wife and Business Manager Kelly Kehoe house over 1000 barrels in an extensive cave system which they completed in summer of 2008 for the production of Robert Foley wines. When Bob's not making wine he spends quality time with his wife Kelly, his children, and his new grand daughter. You can also find Bob at jammin' at venues across the county with his rock and roll group, The Robert Foley Band Read less

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The Griffin - the Foley family crest in Irish heraldry combines the strengths of the lion, king of beasts, with the eagle, king of the skies - is a fitting representation of our signature red blend. Bright red and black fruit aromas reminiscent of Bing cherries and cassis pop from the glass. The ample mid palate is framed in chewy yet fine tannins which resolve nicely with flavors of black berry fruits. The extraordinary balance of elements of mid-palate, acid and tannin structure make for a versatile wine for pairing with an array of cuisines. The 2012 Griffin is a blend of 47% Calistoga Merlot, 35% Petite Sirah, 9% Charbono, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 1% Petit Verdot.

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