Sometimes “LATE” is Just In Time.

“LATE” is our popular Brandy-infused, Port-styled varietal of our Watson Old Vine Zinfandel. Harvested late. Fortified late. Conceived late. Bottled late. Released late. Best enjoyed…late.

LATE is a delicious,  at the end of the meal with a selection of  bold fine cheeses, dried fruits and walnuts, dark chocolates. Or, pair with your favorite dessert such as Crème Brûlée. Also, It can be served slightly chilled as a delicious aperitif.

Notes: On the nose, enjoy hints of hibiscus, deep red plum and bay leaf. On the palate, dried raspberries, baked plum, dark cherries and toasted pralines.

 

The palette of LATE lends itself to can making your cocktails more fragrant and complex. Use LATE instead of typically sweeter flavors like Vermouth. Below are a few of the ideas we tried and loved. Let us know what you come up with.

 

LATE Night Negroni
1 ounce Gin
1 ounce Campari
1 ounce CAST “LATE”

Add ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice, and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a rocks glass filled with large ice cubes. Add an optional garnish of orange peel.

 

Ruby Sangria

3 oz CAST “LATE”
3 oz Rum
3 oz fresh lemon juice
6 oz fresh orange juice
1 1/2 oz simple syrup

Mix and serve over ice.

 

 

LATE Manhattan

2 oz Bourbon
1 oz CAST 
“LATE”
3 generous dashes of Angostura bitters
Lemon peel

Add ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice, and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a chilled glass and add an optional garnish of lemon peel.

 

You can purchase “LATE” by clicking here. The beautiful bottle and delightful deliciousness wine make it a great gift.