In celebration of the Washington Redskins’ 80th Anniversary, Redskins fans will be able to commemorate the team’s rich history and strong traditions with the launch of a limited release 2011 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.
The limited edition commemorative wine was created by internationally acclaimed winemaker Nick Goldschmidt of Goldschmidt Vineyards and marketing agency Wine by Design to celebrate the Redskins’ milestone year.
The special lot of Alexander Valley California fruit produces wines of rich, concentrated flavors that showcase the true character of the region, the vineyard and the varietal. This Reserve blend cabernet is a combination of fresh fruit and sweet oak, with rich tannins on the finish.
“I’m honored to produce a wine for such a historic occasion,” said winemaker Nick Goldschmidt. “For years, the Alexander Valley has been recognized for its tradition of producing rich Cabernets, so it’s fitting for the Redskins’ to release a wine with a deep heritage equal to their own.”
The Reserve blend is available in suites and at select locations at FedExField on game days. This limited release will also be featured at the following Ruth’s Chris SteakhouseRedskins 80th Anniversary Wine Dinners:
– Oct. 15 – Tysons Corner (Vienna), 703-848-4290
– Oct. 30 – Fairfax, 703-266-1004
– Nov. 15 – Arlington, 703-979-7275
– Nov. 29 – D.C. Dupont Circle, 202-797-0033
– Dec. 5 – Bethesda, 301-652-7877
– Jan. 28 – D.C. Convention Center, 202-393-4488
“It was important to us to develop a wine that represents 80 years of passion and commitment from both our players and fans,” said Redskins Chief Marketing Officer, Mitch Gershman. “We are thrilled to offer this unique product to the greatest fans in the history of the game.”
The Reserve blend is available for purchase online at www.redskins.com/reserve and will be arriving in select stores and restaurants this September. The special cabernet is part of the team’s season-long 80th anniversary campaign.
For more information on the Reserve blend or the Redskins 80th anniversary campaign contact Angela Alfano of Redskins Public Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org
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