Ranger Hays 2018
Ranger John C. “Jack” Hays first surveyed what is now known as Becker Vineyards in the mid-1800's. Later, he made his profession as a Texas Ranger, renowned for his efforts settling the Texas frontier. The artwork depicts his famous stand-off against a Comanche War Party, at nearby Enchanted Rock. Malbec, Mourvèdre and Petit Verdot create the dark fruit backbone, creating a wine as captivating as its inspiration.
Aromatics of fresh tobacco, dried dates, plums and caramel greet you. Grippy tannins, dark fruits and brewed tea open the palate, further revealing a mid-palate of dark plums, prunes, racy acidity which carries through the finish with red fruit compote notes.
Aromatics: Dark plums, all-spice, eucalyptus, dried dates
On the Palate: Dark ripe plums, stewed mixed red fruits, bright acidity, medium tannins,
Enjoy now, age for 5 years
Decant 30 minutes