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2019 Oakcross Proprietary Red, Oakville

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Winery Exclusive
Groth
Collectible

Introduced with the 2018 vintage, Oakcross Proprietary Red represents our family’s continued focus on exploring the potential of our Oakville Estate and the broader Oakville AVA. The name — shorthand for Oakville Cross Road and the moniker given to our property when it was originally planted — symbolizes both the central position of our estate and the corridor that connects Groth to the distinguished Oakville grower partners who also contribute to this superior Napa Valley red blend. Each vintage, the blend for this wine is guided by the conditions of the growing season and our winemakers’ intuition.

Groth Wine Society Pre-Release: September 2022
2019 Oakcross Proprietary Red, Oakville
Groth
Winery Exclusive
Groth
Collectible

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

The 2019 Oakcross Proprietary Red presents itself with an intense, dark ruby color. It opens with scents of red plum, perfume and aromatic floral notes of violet, along with hints of pomegranate, persimmon and vanilla cream. The mouthfeel is plush, soft and balanced, with perfectly resolved tannins and flavors of tart plum skin and rich, dark berries.

Accolades

“A plush, medium to full-bodied, juicy, almost racy red that offers impressive blueberry and macerated cherry-like fruit mixed with plenty of spice and chocolate notes. … A terrific blend.”

Jeb Dunnuck

93 pts
James Suckling
92 pts
Jeb Dunnuck

Wine Specs

Varietal Composition
47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 49% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot
Barrels
70% new French oak
Aging
22 months in barrel
Appellation
Oakville, Napa Valley
Vintage
2019
Alcohol
14.8%

Vineyard

For 2019, the Cabernet Sauvignon came from the Reserve blocks of our Oakville Estate. The Merlot is from our Hillview Estate Vineyard, with additional Merlot and Petit Verdot sourced from distinguished grower partners.

Pairing

Delicious with a grilled steak, this wine is also superb with barbecue or slow cooked heirloom beans with a dash of bacon. Lamb kofta also makes for a winning pairing.

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Shipping Information

Where can you ship to?

All states except AL, AR, DE, IN, LA, MS, OK, RI, UT, WV and WY. Please note it remains illegal to ship wine to any community in the state of Kentucky that prohibits the local sale of alcohol ("dry communities").

When will I receive my wine?

Ground shipping orders will arrive in 7-10 business days. Orders with Overnight, 2-Day and 3-Day shipping will ship the same business day if placed by 9 a.m. Pacific. We do not ship over the weekend.

When will I receive my tracking information?

Your tracking information will be emailed to you once your package is scanned and the wine is in transit.

HEAT HOLDS IN EFFECT:

Due to extreme temperatures in many areas, orders with ground shipping will be held indefinitely to ensure wine is not damaged in transit. For summer delivery, please select 2-Day Air or UPS Summer Solution Overnight shipping. Orders placed by 9 a.m. Pacific Monday through Thursday will ship the same business day. Orders placed Friday, Saturday and Sunday will ship the following business day.

GROTH WINE SOCIETY MEMBER SHIPPING RATES:

  • UPS Ground: $15 per order (not currently available due to heat holds)
  • 2-Day Air via UPS or FedEx: $35 per order
  • UPS Summer Solution Overnight: $50 per case (minimum order of one case; available mid-May to mid-October)

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