he 1999 Gracia is made from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The wine is aged in 100% new oak and is bottled without fining or filtration. There are approximately 425 cases produced. The dense, gorgeously perfumed 1999 boasts notes of jammy cherries infused with licorice, smoke, and minerals. It possesses layers of concentration, low acidity, and tremendous purity as well as length. It is nearly as glorious as the 1998 and 2000. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2020.