I'm sorry, he's not doing an appearance here. But his wines have arrived at Prestige Wines of Orchard Park! We just received a limited amount of red-blended wines by Tool/A Perfect Circle/Puscifer lead singer Maynard James Keenan!
One under the Caduceus label from Arizona (yes, the state), the 2010 Anubis (Cab, Petite Sirah, Syrah). The other two are marketed under the Merkin Vineyards label; the 2011 Shinola made from New Mexico grapes of Italian heritage (and again yes, from New Mexico the state). Also, the 2011 Chupacabra made from California grapes (Petite Sirah, Syrah, Cab and some Viognier).
I have to give the man props for sourcing and growing grapes from areas where most people are unaware that it is even possible! Check out the movie “Blood Into Wine” to see his wines being made from vine to barrel.
Did I mention that these were limited? (the 2010 Nagual