Linden Vineyards Claret
Jim Law was one of the first winegrowers to really hone in on Virginia's great winemaking potential, starting Linden Vineyards in the early 1980s. Now, he's one of the most influential vintners in the country, and Linden is one of the most respected wineries in the state. His medium-bodied Bordeaux blend showcases generous aromas of blackberry, red currant, and pepper that transform into a palate of cherry, raspberry, tobacco, and anise. Aged in neutral French oak for 14 months, it has bright acidity and medium tannins that lead into a long, mouthwatering finish.