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Blue Rock Vineyard

Blue Rock Vineyard Blue Rock was first settled by poor Italian immigrants who were drawn to the Alexander Valley in order to be near to the Italian Swiss Colony Winery in Asti. Fortunately, they brought with them olive trees, vine cuttings, and a knowledge of grape growing. The stone house and barn were built around 1880 and once housed a winery known as Villa Maria. However, prohibition brought an end to the winery and vineyards until the rebirth of the American wine industry in the late 1970's. Blue Rock was reborn in 1982 when the vineyard was planted to the 5 Bordeaux varietals plus a small hillside of Syrah. The Estate, consisting of 100 acres, was purchased by the Kahn family in 1987 who set out to create the infrastructure for a great wine estate. The work continues today as the vineyard is slowly replanted to a very high vine density with the best Bordeaux clones and knowledge of the vineyard's various soil and microclimates.

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75 Spring Lane, Tiburon, CA, US, 94920 Email: bluerock@sbcglobal.net
Phone: 415-435-1946 Web: www.bluerockvineyard.com
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  Blue Rock Cabernet Sauvignon
A strong testament to the winemaking team is the 2003 vintage of Cabernet. Elegant and solidly proportioned, it is a worthy successor to previous offerings. This very aromatic and beautiful wine calls upon aromas of black currant, creme de cassis, coco, and well-integrated vanilla notes. It has medium-to-full body and silky, sweet ripe tannins. The flavors are consistent with the nose having deep red and black fruit flavors, well-integrated oak, great balance and refinement. There is a fine persistence of flavor that is long lasting. Blue Rock Cabernet is approachable upon release, yet with a yearning for several years of bottle age before reaching refinement and maturity.
  Blue Rock Syrah
Our third vintage of Syrah is our best ever! This wine has exceptional power, yet, it is balanced with fine tannins and a great sense of grace. It has wonderful Syrah character and is more Northern Rhone in style with smoked meat, pomegranate, and black currant aromas; The flavors are consistent with the nose with complex black cherry as well as gamy/earthy flavors. This Syrah has medium tannins that are silky and which hold the wine in perfect balance; fabulous length; very solid growth potential!

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