International Wine Cellar | Rating: 88(59% syrah and 41% cabernet sauvignon) Bright ruby. Subdued aromas of cassis, plum, tar and Indian spices. The palate offers good definition and energy, with sweet blackberry and spice flavors and supple tannins. Finishes with solid heft, focus and length.Author: Josh Raynolds
Their desire is to make world class wines that reflect the unique soils and climate of their Paso Robles property. Emphasis is placed on making Bordeaux-style blends and single varieties, combining Old World tradition with New World techniques.
California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like , , , and in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. and continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 54 bottles owned
- 38 collectors