The Buccaneer

“Dead Drift” Red Blend

Wine Type: Red Wine

Country: United States

Region: California

Grapes: Dead Drift Red is a bold concoction that blends the best of many varietal worlds including ripe fruit from Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon, structure from Monterey Merlot, power from Lodi Petite Sirah, grace from Alexander Valley Merlot and lush plushness from a little Lodi Zinfandel.

Tasting Notes: Buccaneer California Dead Drift Red Blend is deep ruby in color and has intense dark fruit aromas followed by flavors of blackberry, plum, black currants, cocoa and a hint of spice. The bold mouthfeel, velvety tannins and super-long finish add up to a spectacularly bold Buccaneer Red Blend.

International Wine Report: The 2019 The Buccaneer ‘Dead Drift’ Red Blend delivers aromas of red plums, wild berries, spices, pepper and oak nuances that all develop in the glass. On the palate this is medium-bodied and structured with soft, velvety tannins ending with a round finish.”

90 points, International Wine Report (2019, 2017)