Label Image
2010 Porter Creek Vineyards Carignane Old Vine Mendocino County
Not Yet Rated Be the first to rate this wine
Expert Ratings
ST
 90
RP
 86
read the reviews

Begin Your Search


WineAccess Travel Log


Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.

Expert Reviews

Free One Month Trial


Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar will make you a smarter wine consumer, no matter what your budget or level of expertise.

Get unlimited access to the IWC for one month – FREE!


90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2012

Bright ruby.  Powerful raspberry and cherry aromas are complemented by floral and peppery spice notes.  Lush and seamless in texture, showing an array of red berry preserve flavors.  Emphatically sweet on the long, spicy finish.  

86 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Member Ratings

Your Rating & Review
0 Member Ratings

Be the first to rate this wine

Greyed Out Ratings Graph

Explore

Place Image
About California

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...

Read More »

Carignan
Carignan

The Carignan grape suffers from the curse of high yields. Until recently the most widely planted red-wine grape in France, Carignan comes from vines that can produce as much as 11 tons of fruit per acre. These high yields mean that there's plenty of wine to go around; often more than the market can handle. This lack of interest is exacerbated by the...
Read More »