91 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2009
($34) Vivid red. Exotically perfumed bouquet of raspberry, cherry compote, Asian spices and dried rose. Juicy red berry flavors show liqueur-like depth, with a zesty mineral quality providing verve. Finishes on a broad, warm note of red fruit preserves, with excellent persistence.
92 Points | Wine Spectator
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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