Garnet red in colour. The bouquet shows an intriguing, beguiling…this mysterious apparition of ripe berry and relentless spice returns to haunt wine lovers. Enveloped in shadow, this wine’s intensity and concentration will entice you with every sip. Full-bodied and jammy, Phantom’s origins of Petite Syrah and Zinfandel emerge from the glass. Spicy pepper and juniper tantalize your senses, while black plums and blueberries emerge on the palate. Notes of pipe tobacco and clove settle around the finish, long and lingering, like the Delta fog.
Bogle Vineyards Phantom
for the equivalent of £25.75 a bottle
CASE OF 3 BOTTLES
Grower: Bogle Vineyards
Grape Variety: Petite Syrah / Zinfandel
Style: Fruity and Savoury
Alcohol: 14.5% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
3 in stock
There is a story everywhere, and there indeed a story behind the foil pheasant icon now perched subtly atop Bogle's labels. When Warren Bogle and his son Chris first decided to bottle the family's wine, they wanted a label that artistically depicted the unique River region where the vines were planted. Living on Bogle's River Ranch, was a multi-talented artist named Paul Lorenzi. Warren and Chris asked Paul to create a sketch of the vines. Sitting down one evening, with his glass of wine in hand, Paul began his sketch, when suddenly a gorgeous male ring necked Pheasant came into view and settled among the vines. Paul captured the bird as he gracefully arced over the vines. Thus the label with the bird was born. Merritt Island, where Bogle is located, has always been a heaven for amazing wildlife. Following a long farming tradition, father and son Warren and Chris Bogle planted the first eight hectares of vines in Clarksburg, California in 1965. Today Bogle Vineyards farms on over 14 different vineyard sites in the cooler parts of the Delta region near Sacramento. This is still a real family ...