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2010 Krupp Brothers "The Doctor," Napa Valley

Deep, dark in color. Captivating nose with floral and resinous aromas coupled with blueberry, cocoa and spicy cola. Weighty entry with layered tannins which coat the entire palate. Concentrated and bold dark fruit flavors are balanced by nice acidity and long, fine-grained tannins. This will be an age worthy wine. Drink now through 2024.

Harvested: October 11-27, 2010
Blend: 85% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot, 5% Merlot
Fermentation: 4 days cold soak and 21 days on skins. D-254 commercial yeast strain. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrel.
Cooperage: French Oak–Taransaud & Bossuet
Barrel Aging: 22 months–65% new
Release Date: May 1, 2013
Vineyard: Stagecoach: Blocks D6, L1, D4, A4
Soil: Red/brown clay loam over extreme rock
Exposure: Mostly south-southwest
Elevation: 1,450 to 1,600 ft above sea level
Production: 141 cases

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