Chappellet’s Las Piedras, a Spanish term that translates to “The Rocks,” is a wine that celebrates the prized, rugged terrain of Pritchard Hill. The thin, rock-laden soils of our vineyards yield small, concentrated berries with robust flavors. Winemaker Phillip Corallo-Titus blended individual lots of all five of the traditional Bordeaux varietals—Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot—to create this expressive wine.
Wine Blend: 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Malbec, 16% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 9% Petit Verdot
Offering a voluptuous expression of mountain winegrowing, this artful blend unfolds revealing nuances from each of its different grape varieties. The aromas offer layers of blackberry, cherry, black currant,
sage and cedar, as well as hints of nutmeg and clove. On the palate, it strikes a balance between complexity and richness, with vibrant flavors of dark fruit and berry compote underscored by a classic structure that reflects the wine’s traditional Bordeaux blend.