A lovely wine on a cold night. On the nose, dried raspberry, pomegranate molasses, cinnamon, and potpourri. On first sip, a powerful expression of bold red fruits combined with an earthy tannin. Its a gorgeous wine for any occasion.
From Mendocino County's Fox Hill Vineyard.
Raft was started in 2016 by Jennifer Reichardt (one of Wine Enthusiast's 2019 "40 Under 40"), Raft wines is committed to creating an accessible and joyful line up of food friendly, Rhone and Italian-inspired wines from California. Wines are light, bright and refreshing. Alcohol levels tend towards the low side. She sources from organically-farmed vineyards whenever possible.
The name "Raft" comes from the word for a "dense flock of swimming birds" a reference to both her family's business (Liberty Duck) as well as the community that keeps her "raft" afloat.