NV Black Ankle Vineyards Rolling Hills 11/12/13
Region: North Central Piedmont, Frederick County, Maryland, United States of America
First red from Black Ankle. Garnet red with a dark core. Slightly stinky attack on the nose followed by some dark cocoa and nutmeg. Undertones of dark fruits. Moderate tannins (5.5/10) with a medium body. Dark cocoa and cherries on the palate with some good acidity and backbone. Long slightly dry finish.
Truly unique label on this one. For some reason, when the label was submitted for approval they were ok with have the 11/12/13 on the front, designated the vintages within this Non-Vintage bottling. Blend of 51% Merlot, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Malbec. 1,005 cases produced.
2016 till 2019.
Price Point:$$ - Tasted at the estate, can be purchased at the estate, online for $36.00 or for a slight discount through their wine club.