The Terra d’Oro 2018 Donna Avida Red Blend is bold and alluring. This wine has pronounced aromatics of orange blossom, red cherry, red fruit, crème brulee, cranberry and raspberry. A soft entry with a round juicy mid-palate supports this smooth, easy drinking, complex wine. 2018 was a vintage that gave us a more generous palate and was lighter on tannins. This red blend is a modern take on table wine that delivers packs of flavor in a smooth, food-friendly style.
The Terra d’Oro 2018 Donna Avida Red Blend hails from Amador County, the heart of the Sierra Foothills. “Donna Avida” translates to “Gold Digger” in Italian, a nod to our rich heritage in California’s historic Gold Country. Winemaker, Emily Haines sought out the best lots that would provide a layered and complex expression of this wine-growing region. The result is a stunning blend of Syrah, Barbera, Tempranillo, Viognier and Graciano.
The Terra d’Oro 2018 Donna Avida Red Blend hails from Amador County, the heart of the Sierra
Foothills. The result is a stunning blend of 61% Syrah, 25% Barbera, 5% Tempranillo, 5% Viognier, 4% Graciano
The grapes for this wine are handpicked in small bins and fermented in stainless steel tanks. After gentle pressing, the wine is aged in 10% new American oak barrels for 8 months, which imparts toasty characteristics in this wine.
Food Pairing Notes
the perfect pairing, enjoy this wine with baked rigatoni stuffed with eggplant and Italian sausage.