50% Tempranillo, 50% Nebbiolo. 12 months in French oak barrels, 30% new. Aromas of cedar, black pepper and spices combine with notes of ripe plums and blackberries. 13.9% alcohol. 450 cases produced.
About the Producer
Hector Corona, far right.
Hector Corona created Corona del Valle to combine the best of two regions: Baja California's fruit and Napa Valley's winemaking skills. The wines are produced solely from grapes grown on the family's ranch, located in Valle de Guadalupe. Winemaker Jac Cole (second from left), a 20+ year veteran of Napa's wine scene has produced wines for Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars and Spring Mountain Vineyards. The total production is 4,000 cases.
Farming practices: sustainable.