Tasting Notes:Sutter Home Red Blend is a deep, dark red color, offering enticing aromas of fresh cherries and berries with delicious hints of sweet vanilla. Luxurious and sophisticated, this wine is wonderfully approachable and food-friendly, bursting with juicy red fruit flavors complemented by accents of toasty oak and spice, and an exceptionally smooth, graceful texture.Winemaking:This wine is a beautifully balanced blend of Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and a touch of Syrah. To the blend, Zinfandel lends its deep, bold berry flavors; Merlot contributes fresh, juicy fruit flavors and aromas; and the Cabernet adds elegant structure. One of the signatures of this blend is its smooth, luxurious mouthfeel. To enhance the wine?s texture and extract softer tannins, winemakers employ an aggressive early pump over regimen.