Puffin Red Wine (Non-Vintage) is a unique and delicious blend of 4 classic French grapes; Syrah (44%), Merlot (33%), Pinot Noir (16%) and Malbec (7%). This wine is layered with dark fruit aromas and flavors, including black cherries, plums and violets. A beautiful, deep garnet color, Puffin Red Wine delivers a soft mouth-feel with moderate tannins.
Puffin Red Wine is food friendly and pairs nicely with a wide variety of foods, including wood-fired pizza, barbecued ribs, burgers or portabella mushroom. All of the fruit for this delicious wine is from vineyards in near Walla Walla, Washington. This area is well respected for its red wine vineyards.
Puffin Red Wine is made by John Derthick, the Winemaker for Lujon Wines. Lujon Wines have recently received excellent industry recognition, including their 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon was awarded 91 points by Wine Spectator. Wine Enthusiast has named Lujon’s Pinot Gris and Riesling “Best Buys”. In the cellar, this Red Wine was aged for 9 months in oak barrels. Approximately 67% of the oak barrels were French and 33% of the oak was American.