2018 LEAPING HORSE PINOT GRIGIO
The 2018 Pinot Grigio has exotic floral notes, followed by green apples, citrus, and a light spiciness that exude throughout this wine. It finishes with a touch of red apple and fresh peaches.
Chef Recommendations: Great as an aperitif or with mild cheeses, fleshy fish, such as cod or sole Meniere, baked or grilled chicken, and fresh salads. Vegetarian friendly.
Blend: 87% Pinot Grigio, 3% Viognier, 5% Chardonnay, 5% Symphony
2018 LEAPING HORSE RED BLEND
The 2018 Leaping Horse Red Blend is a medium-bodied wine with a sweet berry profile, such as black cherries and strawberries, as well as red apples. There is an herbal note with a juicy integrated fruit and chocolate finish.
Leaping Horse Red Blend is ideal for hearty soups, grilled red meats, pasta dishes in marinara sauces, barbecued chicken, or simply on its own. A lovely cheese plate to finish or a rich chocolate dessert is always a great option!
Blend: 50% Zinfandel, 40% Merlot, 10% Petite Sirah
2018 LEAPING HORSE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
The 2018 Leaping Horse Cabernet Sauvignon is a luscious Cabernet with deep red-purple hues and flavors of black currant and cherry with hints of blueberry jam, eucalyptus, and mint with lovely vanilla and coffee notes. It is smooth, rich, and deliciously enjoyable.
Ideal for hearty stews, beef soups, grilled or barbecued red meats, pasta dishes with tomato-based sauces, strong cheeses or grilled chicken. It is also fabulous with a rich chocolate dessert.
Blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Syrah
2018 LEAPING HORSE MERLOT
Straight-forward in style, the Leaping Horse 2018 Merlot has violet and dark fruit aromas with plums, black cherry, cocoa vanilla, and sweet oak character creeping into the flavor. Mouth-filling yet smooth, Leaping Horse has created an unpretentious wine that can pair with just about anything.
Merlot is a very versatile red that works well with many types of meats. Try ours with roast turkey or chicken, grilled blackened salmon, meat sauced pasta dishes, pork, grilled vegetables, or a steak salad.
Blend: 85% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cab Sauvignon
2018 LEAPING HORSE CHARDONNAY
Medium-bodied with a delightful pale-yellow hue, the 2018 Leaping Horse Vineyards Chardonnay is bright and crisp from start to finish. It has citrus highlights of green apples, pears, and tropical fruit aromas and flavors. The finish has a bit of lemon zest and a tight minerality that is enjoyable and refreshing.
This wine is excellent with vegetarian pasta, herb-roasted chicken, grilled salmon, barbecued scallops, or seafood pasta in cream sauce. Also, wonderful on its own.
Blend: 95% Chardonnay, 5% Viognier