Gerhard and Linda launched Delectus Winery in 1995 with a focus on making wines representing the terroir of each vineyard. It was during their first overseas trip together that Linda and Gerhard saw Michelangelo's David, which provided the initial spark of inspiration for starting their own winery based on single-minded, uncompromising pursuit of an ultimate ideal. For that reason, a sketch of David appears on the Delectus label.
Having established relationships with several of the best growers in the region, Gerhard and Linda set out to produce stellar wines they most enjoy: distinctive red wines that are big and bold without being overpowering. Each wine expresses a sense of place or terroir from carefully selected single-vineyard sources.
Delectus Bear Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Intense dark chocolate and minerality come alive in the glass with undertones of wood and citrus. On the palate, subtle smoke and charred wood develop into nuances of black cherry and candied orange peel. Massive tannins offer structure on the full, broad palate. The lingering finish suggests espresso grounds, black ... more
in mixed case $107.99
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