The red and black fruit in these wines is deep and meaningful. While rugged in the vines that they come from, these reds in the glass take you to their place of origin and are proud to show where they grown. There is a purity in the glass that shows no confusion about what varietal is in there. The Trousseau from Alder Springs is a heady bouquet of rose, cherry, blackberry with a hint of tea and the flavours replicate the nose and go on, and on. The Pickberry Merlot is so wonderfully put together one would never really know it could be Merlot. Well made Merlot as the world's best Right Bank Bordeaux shows, is outstanding. This wine expresses darker red fruit and all is well integrated and approachable, ready to drink and enjoy. Aah... Zinfandel, the wine that everyone deep down loves to hate but they just can't. The Shypoke Twin Rock is an outstanding example of one of California's finest and underappreciated varietals. Grown on over fifty year old vines from the Poor Ranch, the quality for the fruit comes from deep below where volcanic soils turn the gorgeous, deep, brooding fruit into a lively expression of a indigenous wine.