88 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2004
($28) Medium red. Aromas of raspberry, gunflint, licorice and menthol. Sweet, dense and sappy, with flavors of raspberry, strawberry liqueur and spices. At once firm-edged and creamy in the middle. Offers good varietal character. Finishes with firm tannins and very good length.
85 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...
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Grenache (aka Garnacha)
One of the more versatile red grapes in the world, Grenache thrives in southern France and Spain (where it is known as Garnacha). Ranging in style from light and fruity to deep, brooding and intense; the grape also suits a variety of ambitions: Grenache can be used in inexpensive wines that offer immediate satisfaction, but it is also successful...
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