Original
20 Ratings
Blackbird Vineyards Arise

Wine Description

(2006 Vintage) Arise is the most aspiring wine in the Blackbird Vineyards repertoire. Harvested, vinified, and barrel aged with an identical commitment to quality and excellence as our core wines, every vintage of this sister label Bordeaux-inspired blend is hand-tuned to express the luscious flavor profiles and lithe structure that only comes from exceptional fruit. Arise captures the charming essences of Napa Valley’s unique terroir.

Expert Reviews
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  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2005 Vintage) This gem was a new wine for me. It blew me away! This ruby red wine opens with an oak influenced current like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is round, has good acidity, and intens...
  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/31/2014
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/2013
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2009 Vintage) "Editors' Choice - A glorious wine. Based on Merlot, with nearly equal parts of the two Cabernets, it's softly smooth and delicious right now. Totally bone dry, yet rich and sweet in cherries, berries, chocolate and cedar, it satisfies on every level..."— Best of Year Buying Guide, 2011