2016 Father's Watch Red | Kivelstadt Cellars | Winestyr
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2016 Father's Watch Red

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Appellation: North Coast AVA

By: Kivelstadt Cellars

In: Glen Ellen, CA

750mL / 13.1% ABV

Winestyr Review

If Mourvedre is the future, and it just might be, this wine is a great example of why. While the lively duo of Carignan and Grenache lend a mix of tart and ripe red fruits to the wine, Syrah and Mourvedre sturdy things up and bring a dried clay, terra cota element to the wine. Bright, deep, concentrated, but fresh. A true treat. 1,240 cases produced.

What We Love

  • Classic blending style
  • Incredibly drinkable

This is another versatile red from Kivelstadt Cellars.

Experience

As Founder and Head Winemaker at Kivelstadt Cellars, Jordan Kivelstadt seeks to create wines that stand out. His passion for food and wine permeates everything he does. By day he is the Founder and CEO of Free Flow Wines, a wine on tap company focused on improving the quality and sustainability of the wine we drink in restaurants. He initially cut his teeth in wine working harvests in California, Argentina, Chile and Australia. Kivelstadt Cellars is Jordan's creative outlet and brings balance to his daily responsibilities at Free Flow. He pours all of those experiences into innovating in the wine industry and improving the wines at Kivelstadt Cellars vintage after vintage.

Winery

After leaving a career in consulting in his early twenties, Founder and Winemaker Jordan Kivelstadt traveled the world making wine in California, Australia, Chile, and Argentina. In 2007, Jordan made 125 cases of Estate Syrah. He drew inspiration both from his winemaking experiences in the new world and his family’s passion for European cuisine, art, and wine culture. Jordan has focused on exploring the product of incredible California vineyards, with a nod toward the rich history and balance of the old world wines. Production has grown to 3,500 cases annually and the Kivelstadt Cellars wines are featured on wine lists at some of the best restaurants in the country.

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