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2010 Justin Isosceles Reserve

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / SAN LUIS OBISPO
  • 94 WA
  • 91 WS
  • Variety
    Proprietary Blend
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SKU: 144780-2010-750-2B

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 91

    Pure and deftly balanced, with a rich core of zesty blackberry and wild berry accented by spice and floral scents, jazzy spicy oak and a long, focused finish. Melted black licorice notes chime in on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Merlot.
    Drink Dates: 2014-2023
    Author: James Laube
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 94

    The star of the show, the 2010 Isosceles Reserve (90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec, 3% Cabernet Franc and 2% Merlot aged 21 months in 100% new French oak) is a deep, rich and muscular effort that still has some oak and tannin to integrate. Graphite, smoked dark fruits, exotic spice and sweet oak all emerge from this brilliant effort, and it hits the palate with a full-bodied, concentrated profile that carries layers of sweet tannin, solid mid-palate depth and a great finish. The tannin quality here is exceptional, and while it has no shortage of fruit, it retains a sense of elegance and balance.
    Drink Dates: 2016-2025
    Author: Jeb Dunnuck
  • Anonymous | Rating:

    Drink Dates: 2019-2021
    Author: Aylward Justin
Justin Winery is a family owned and operated winery making estate grown and produced wines. The property was founded in 1981 by Justin and Deborah Baldwin when they planted their 160 acres to the major Bordeaux varieties and created their Estate vineyard.

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 Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena 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. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon 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

  • 237 bottles owned
  • 37 collectors