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Blackbird Vineyards

2 Bottles Available 2018
$85.00

Blackbird Vineyards Illustration 2018

2 In-Stock 750ml
V 94
JD 93
4 Bottles Available 2017
$120.00

Blackbird Vineyards Contrarian 2017

1 In-Stock 750ml
V 94
JS 93
$120.00

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour 2017

3 In-Stock 750ml
V 94
JS 92
5 Bottles Available 2016
$100.00

Blackbird Vineyards Contrarian 2016

3 In-Stock 750ml
WA 93
$100.00

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour 2016

2 In-Stock 750ml
WA 94
3 Bottles Available 2015
$120.00

Blackbird Vineyards Contrarian 2015

1 In-Stock 750ml
V 93
JS 93
$120.00

Blackbird Vineyards Illustration 2015

1 In-Stock 750ml
V 93
6 Bottles Available 2012
$100.00 This item is in the collection: The Southern Hospitality Cellar

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour 2012

2 In-Stock 750ml
WA 94
WE 92
$85.00

Blackbird Vineyards Illustration 2012

3 In-Stock 750ml
WA 91
JS 90
$100.00

Blackbird Vineyards Denary Cuvee 2012

1 In-Stock 750ml
V 92
Bottle identification sticker around capsule
6 Bottles Available 2011
$100.00

Blackbird Vineyards Illustration 2011

2 In-Stock 750ml
WE 93
$120.00 This item is in the collection: The Southern Hospitality Cellar

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour 2011

4 In-Stock 750ml
WE 93
7 Bottles Available 2010
$100.00 This item is in the collection: The Southern Hospitality Cellar

Blackbird Vineyards Contrarian 2010

2 In-Stock 750ml
WE 94
WA 93
$100.00 This item is in the collection: The Southern Hospitality Cellar

Blackbird Vineyards Illustration 2010

2 In-Stock 750ml
WE 94
WS 91
$100.00

Blackbird Vineyards Illustration 2010

1 In-Stock 750ml
WE 94
WS 91
$100.00 This item is in the collection: The Southern Hospitality Cellar

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour 2010

1 In-Stock 750ml
WE 94
WS 92
$418.00 This item is in the collection: The Southern Hospitality Cellar

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour 2010 3L

1 In-Stock 3L
WE 94
5 Bottles Available 2009
$100.00

Blackbird Vineyards Paramour 2009

5 In-Stock 750ml
WE 92
V 92
9 Bottles Available 2006
$94.00

Blackbird Vineyards Contrarian 2006

3 In-Stock 750ml
WA 92
$88.00

Blackbird Vineyards Illustration 2006

5 In-Stock 750ml
WA 91
$60.00

Blackbird Vineyards Arise 2006

1 In-Stock 750ml
CG 93
RP 91
1 Bottle Available 2005
$249.00

Blackbird Vineyards Proprietary Red 2005 1.5L

1 In-Stock 1.5L
WA 91
WS 90
Blackbird Vineyards brand image

The Winery

Blackbird Vineyards

"With Blackbird, I've found a vineyard that can produce a world-class wine, with a Merlot in the style of the 'Garagiste' wines that have grown to prominence in the last 25 years, with a nod to the classics on the right bank."
- Michael Polenske, Proprietor

Since 1999, the Blackbird Vineyard (a former walnut orchard first planted with 5,717 Merlot vines in 1997), quietly provided fruit to many of Napa's finest winemakers, for whom it yielded astonishing comments from Napa Valley veterans and noteworthy editorialists. Purchased by Michael Polenske in 2003, Blackbird Vineyards is now an ultra premium label in its own right. Fittingly, the word 'Merlot' is French patois for 'little blackbird.'

An early harbinger of Blackbird's potential arose when Mia Klein of Dalla Valle fame created a Blackbird Vineyard designate for her highly acclaimed 1999 Selene Merlot (no less than 95% of the fruit in the bottle must be from the named vineyard). Three of the top wine critics in the industry - Robert Parker, Stephen Tanzer, and Wine Spectator's James Laube - scored this wine in the 90s.

www.blackbirdvineyards.com



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