Hoopla "The Mutt" Red Blend Napa Valley 2015
“The Mutt” was inspired by Maya and Sophie, our beloved rescue dogs. “The Mutt,” like Maya and Sophie, is playful, unique and interesting. The grapes used are the “seconds”—what we don’t use in our premium wines, we salvage and use in “The Mutt.” Maya and Sophie aren’t shy about their pedigrees, and we’re not shy about using “seconds,” either, because they make a wine made from premium grapes very affordable and tasty, too. So come take a walk on the wild side—this Merlotful red blend will have you running through the vineyards, leaping for joy!
Appellation: Napa Valley
Barrel Aging: 18 months in 2 year French Oak old barrels and racked 5 times.
Varietal: 87% Merlot, 7% Malbec, 4% Petite Verdot and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon