Wine Spectator | Rating: 93A spirited blend, with distinctive dark berry, crushed rock and smoked pepper aromas that open to concentrated yet polished plum, black olive and licorice flavors that finish with big but refined tannins. Syrah, Grenache and MourvA?Adre. Best from 2019 through 2027. 410 cases made."Author: Tim Fish
Wine Advocate | Rating: 96Composed of 38% Syrah, 38% Grenache and 24% Mourvedre, the 2015 Heart Stone Vineyard has a medium to deep garnet-purple color and beautiful scents of roses and kirsch plus nuances of salami, spice cake, tar, new leather and earth. Full-bodied, concentrated and full-on seductive, it has lovely rich fruit and spice layers, framed by rounded tannins and finishing with a lovely herbal lift.Author: Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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
- 71 bottles owned
- 28 collectors