With espresso scents and bitter chocolate tannins, this lifts out of its heavy structure to give a pillowy and silky impression, even as those tannins remain hard. Rare filet mignon would bring out the silkier side of the wine.
Rare filet mignon would bring out the silkier side of the wine. Bordeaux immigrant Jean Laurent came to California in 1852 to seek gold but instead founded one of the first wineries in Napa Valley. Laurent built his Napa winery in 1874, which started as a modest wooden structure.