Blackstone Rubric, Sonoma Reserve, Vintage 2005

65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Syrah, 9% Cabernet Franc, 8% Petite Sirah, 2% Merlot, 2% Teroldego. Sonoma County Red Wine. Rubric (derived from an ancient term for the color red) is our signature red blend. Building on our strong red winemaking heritage, this wine represents our effort to craft the very best red wine we can from Sonoma County. Each vintage we create our ideal red blend by carefully selecting the finest grapes from our favorite vineyards. Our 2005 Rubric is a supple Cabernet Sauvignon driven blend with rich layers of plum and other luscious dark fruit. - Garry Sitton, Winemaker. Cellared and bottled by Blackstone Winery. Alc. 13.8% by vol.