Sesto

This bold and delicious proprietary red blend is an exceptional addition to the Allora Vineyards Allotment. We named it “Sesto” because it means “sixth” in Italian and this is our sixth masterpiece!”


Vintage: 2015

Harvest Notes

Problem free harvest that produced clean, healthy grapes resulting in high-quality wines despite the drought and a very small crop with a little uneven ripening. Picking ended in October.

Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Petite Sirah

Vintage: 2014

Harvest Notes

A dream vintage, with high quality throughout. Drought conditions and small crop size did prove to be minor irritants. Everything was ready to pick in mid-August.

Tasting Notes

Aromas of plum, bing-cherries and toasted vanilla oak with a bold and lingering finish.

Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Petite Sirah

Vintage: 2013

Harvest Notes

An ideal growing season with dry conditions and a long, sunny summer. Despite being a drought year it is worthy to be called superior.

Tasting Notes

Extremely well balanced. Aromas of plum, bing-cherries and toasted vanilla oak.

Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Petite Sirah

Vintage: 2012

Harvest Notes

An ideal season with no frosts, a mild spring and summer and a tranquil fall. We are elated by the quality and quantity of the 2012 harvest. There is a level of excellence that supersedes past vintages, going back decades.

Tasting Notes

A fun and easy to drink wine. Aromas of plum, bing-cherries and toasted vanilla oak.

Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Petite Sirah

Vintage: 2011

Harvest Notes

A cold, wet spring, a late fruit set, a mild summer and a harvest that dragged on into November, bedeviled by rain. We were able to salvage the season by picking the entire vineyard in one day.

Tasting Notes

Innagural Vintage! Aromas of plum, bing-cherries and toasted vanilla oak.

Blend: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Petite Sirah