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Star Lane 2006 Red Blend Astral

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2006 Red Blend

Astral
Santa Ynez Valley AVA
Diamond Wine Club Selection
93 Points — Anthony Dias Blue
92 Points — The Tasting Panel

Grapes
52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Petit Verdot, 19% Cabernet Franc
Aged
18 months in oak
Enjoy Until
2016


After recognizing the exceptional quality of the hillside plantings near the top of the Star Lane Vineyard, Jim Dierberg created the concept of Astral and began producing a special wine from these higher elevated hillside blocks. The Star Lane 2006 Astral blends Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc to craft a distinctive Bordeaux-style blend from the Santa Ynez Valley.

Black cherry, cassis, violets and dark purple aromatics flirt with the sences, while focused dark berries produce a beautiful core of flavors with hints of mocha and cocoa unfolding on the palate. A gorgeously dense, rich wine that captures one of Star Lane Vineyard's best achievements.

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