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January 2016 - New Release Wine

January 2016 - New Release Wine
This month's Wine feature is New Release Wines

New Release Wine Reviews

Refuge & Prospect 2010 "Into the Void" Columbia Valley
94 points
$21.99
Dark dusty ruby color. Bright, baked, savory aromas and flavors of tomato sauce, roasted red peppers, dried berries, and cooked meat with a soft, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a tingling, complex, medium-long spiced nuts, creme brulee, and cedar finish with crunchy, coating, fine tannins and moderate oak. A fun, meaty savory red that will excel with Italian dishes.
94 points $21.99
El Guardian 2007 Gran Reserva Rioja DOC
94 points
$24.99
Dusty ruby color. Delicate, woody aromas of cedar, waxy honeycomb, marinated dried cherries and olives, and peppered nuts with a supple, bright, dryish medium body and a smooth, compelling, medium-length nuts, earth, and oak finish with chewy, dusty tannins and moderate oak. A very nice mature Rioja.
94 points $24.99
Arabella 2014  Shiraz
93 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Bright dark nearly opaque garnet color. Bright, savory, smoky meaty aromas and flavors of caramelized bacon, berry tart, and praline with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a warming, medium-long blueberry pie a la mode, nuts, and delicate sweet spices finish with soft tannins and moderate oak. A rock solid, easy drinking shiraz that is sure to please.
93 points $9.99 Best Buy
Riva Leone 2014  Gavi DOCG
93 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright medium emerald straw color. Bright, minerally aromas and flavors of limestone, dried citrus, and grass with an even, lively, dryish medium-to-full body and a polished, intricate, medium-length melon rind, lemon, gherkin, and gravel finish with fine, crunchy, fruit tannins and light oak. A nice dry, minerally white for the table.
93 points $14.99 Best Buy
Vollmer 2014 Medium Dry Riesling
93 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright medium golden straw color. Bright, elegant, fruity minerally aromas and flavors of apple tart, nectarine, smoked nut brittle, and honeysuckle with a soft, lively, dryish medium-to-full body and a seamless, nuanced, medium-length clementine, brined melon, and lemon pepper finish with fruit tannins and no oak. A crisp, refreshing and artfully balanced riesling.
93 points $14.99 Best Buy
Riva Leone 2012  Barbaresco DOCG
93 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Dusty brick red color. Bright, complex aromas and flavors of sundried tomatoes, dried berries, olives, and wax and roasted leaves with an oily, lively, dryish medium-full body and a tingling, medium-length cranberries, cedar, and earth finish with firm, earthy, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A vibrant, appetizing, savory Italian red that is very table friendly.
93 points $19.99 Best Buy
Riva Leone 2010  Barolo DOCG
93 points
$29.99
Dark burnt sienna color. Bright, savory, complex rustic aromas and flavors of honey roasted tomatoes, dried cherries and olives, waxy honeycomb, and hint of tar and ink with a creamy, vibrant, dryish medium-full body and a tingling, medium-long pomegranate, cedar dust, minerals, and toffee finish with dusty, earthy tannins and moderate oak. A savory, toothsome Barolo with nice balance.
93 points $29.99
Riva Leone 2013  Barbera
92 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Bright medium violet color. Bright, attractive aromas and flavors of waffle cone, cherry-cranberry sorbet, and honey vanilla gelato with a soft, crisp, dryish medium-full body and a warming, complex, medium-length pomegranate, blackberry, nuts, and earth finish with fine, dusty tannins and no oak. A pleasant, nicely made barbera.
92 points $9.99 Best Buy
Diversion 2013 Majestic Red Columbia Valley
92 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Nearly opaque bright dark deep color. Lively, fruity aromas and flavors of huckleberry custard, candied yams, spiced cherries, and herb buttered muffin with a soft, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a tingling, medium-long graphite, dried flowers, and earth finish with chewy, firm, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A delicious, layered red that is a pleasure to drink.
92 points $14.99 Best Buy
El Guardian 2010 Reserva Rioja DOC
92 points
$19.99
Best Buy
Dusty ruby color. Delicate, savory aromas and flavors of marinated cherries, olives and beets, chocolate nuts, sandalwood, and sautéed mushroom with a silky, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, blood orange soufflé, roasted sweet potato and beet, nutskins, and minerals finish with fine tannins and moderate oak. A savory, appetizing Rioja.
92 points $19.99 Best Buy
Chanticleer 2014  Pinot Grigio
92 points
$30
Yellow straw color. Delicate, toasty, interesting aromas of baked nectarine and pineapple, hazelnut nougat, white chocolate mint, and white peppercorn muffin with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, breezy yellow apples and pears in cream finish with fine, fruit tannins. A smooth and nuanced oak aged pinot grigio.
Zironda 2011  Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG
92 points
$39.99
Bright dark dusty ruby color. Bright, toasty aromas and flavors of chocolate and coffee, smoked nuts, baked berries, and pickling spices with a soft, crisp, dryish medium-to-full body and a seamless, medium-length cherries, pencil shavings, and chocolate covered raisins finish with dusty, chewy tannins and moderate oak. A smooth, appetizing, flexible red wine.
92 points $39.99
Heron Hill Winery 2013 "Eclipse" Finger Lakes
91 points
$16.99
Best Buy
Dull dusty garnet color. Delicate, earthy, fruity savory aromas and flavors of honeyed cherries, tomatoes on the vine, dolmades and olives, and clay with a soft, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a tingling, complex, medium-length spiced nuts, vanilla berry yogurt, and dried herbs finish with fine, dusty tannins and moderate oak. A nice tangy, herbal, savory red with a nice core of fruit.
91 points $16.99 Best Buy
Lucky Dogg 2014 "Lucky 7s Clone 777" Pinot Noir
91 points
$32
Bright dusty ruby color. Delicate, savory, spicy aromas and flavors of tomato and beet relish, cherry vinaigrette, and rhubarb tart with a silky, racy, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long borscht, spiced vanilla nuts, reduced lemon, and cola and nutmeg finish with fine, silky tannins and no oak. A racy, savory pinot noir with great acidity for the table.
Refuge & Prospect 2012 "Dark Arts" Columbia Valley
91 points
$39.99
Bright dark violet color. Bright, spicy, fruity floral aromas and flavors of blueberry cobbler, candied plums and violets, orange blossom honey, and exotic spices with a soft, tangy, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a graceful, complex, medium-long peach and green apple skins, blood orange and pomegranate gastrique, nuts, and incense finish with well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A delicious and lively red blend with layers of mouthwatering flavors.
91 points $39.99
Arabella 2014  Merlot
90 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Violet color. Bright, interesting, smoky savory aromas of caramelized bacon, singed berry tart, and smoked nuts with a vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, complex, medium-long honeyed berries and charcoal finish with silky, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A great smoky merlot that will excel with grilled meats.
90 points $9.99 Best Buy
Marquis de Brim NV Petit Louis Red Grande Reserve France
90 points
$14.95
Best Buy
Bright medium dark garnet color. Bright, smoky aromas and flavors of grilled berries, cedar pencil shavings, candied lime, and nuts with a soft, lively, dryish medium-to-full body and a silky, delightful, medium-length cornichon and earth finish with well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A crisp, dry red for the table.
90 points $14.95 Best Buy
El Guardian 2011 Crianza Rioja DOC
90 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Dusty ruby color. Mild aromas and flavors of cocoa roasted nuts, cedar, olive skin, and clay pot with a supple, bright, dryish medium body and a graceful, delightful, medium-length dried berries, leather, nutskins, and earth finish with moderate oak. A nice dry, Rioja with pleasing mature notes.
90 points $14.99 Best Buy
Fabio Viviani NV Signature Blend Red Wine California
90 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright medium garnet black color. Lively, smoky aromas of smoky oak and cedar, chocolate, and spiced berries with a soft, tangy, dry-yet-fruity full body and a tingling, complex, medium-long juicy berries and delicate spice finish with firm, earthy, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A nice oaky red blend.
90 points $14.99 Best Buy
Heliodoro 2013 Dos Sobrinos Pinot Noir
90 points
$32
Bright medium dark garnet color. Bright, spicy aromas and flavors of spiced cherries and apples, chocolate roasted nuts, and hint of Indian spices with an even, lively, dry-yet-fruity full body and a warming, interesting, medium-length cedar and earth finish with well-integrated, chewy, fine tannins and light oak. A rich, satiny pinot pleaser.
Marquis de Brim 2010  Beaune 1er Cru
90 points
$39.95
Ruby color. Aromas and flavors of dried cherries, cocoa, floral honeycomb, and clay with a supple, tart, dryish medium body and a polished, interesting, medium-length cranberry, pomegranate, and cedar shavings finish with dusty tannins and light oak. A dry, tangy red with dusty tannins that will shine at the table; make sure to aerate or decant.
90 points $39.95
Arabella 2015  Viognier
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale straw green color. Bright, fruity aromas of peach pie, honeyed raisin toast, and spiced apples with a satiny, tangy, fruity medium body and an effortless, interesting, breezy nut brittle, Meyer lemon sorbet, and edible flowers finish. A rock solid tasty viognier.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Arabella 2014 Sweet Red Western Cape
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Dark violet color. Mild, interesting aromas and flavors of warm milk and honey, vanilla mint bark, dried berries and cherries, and tulip with a silky, tangy, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, medium-length orange gelato, honeyed nuts, and sweet spices finish with firm, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A fruity, off-dry, carefree red sipper.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Arabella 2014 Sweet Rosé Western Cape
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Bright medium salmon orange color. Bright, fruity aromas and flavors of honeyed baked fruits, strawberry custard tart, and grilled peaches with a soft, vibrant, fruity medium-full body and a smooth, complex, medium-length peach and apple sauces and raisin toast finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak. A very fruity rose crowd pleaser.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Lucky Dogg 2014 Reserve "Clone 828" Pinot Noir
89 points
$42
Dusty garnet color. Bright, toasty, oaky aromas of chocolate mint cookie, root beer float, and blackberry strudel with an oily, tangy, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, medium-length marinated beets and cherries, nutskins, cedar bark and sarsaparilla, and dusty brown spices finish with dusty, woody tannins and light oak. A nicely structured pinot that nice nice now and will improve with a little cellaring.
Arabella 2014 Sweet White Western Cape
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Bright medium emerald straw color. Bright, fruity aromas and flavors of apple and pear tarts and nougat with a silky, crisp, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a graceful, engaging, medium-length honeyed fruits and baked peach finish with fruit tannins. A sweet fruity white wine pleaser.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Arabella 2014  Cabernet Sauvignon
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Dusty garnet black color. Lively, roasted, fruity aromas and flavors of berry pie, smoked nuts, chocolate, and dried fish with a soft, tangy, dryish medium-full body and a tingling, subtle, medium-length grilled tangerines and blackberries finish with firm, well-integrated, fine tannins and moderate oak. A nice balance of fruit and savory smoke.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Arabella 2014  Pinotage
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Nearly opaque bright dark black color. Lively, creamy, fresh aromas and flavors of vanilla custard, caramel fudge, and berry tart with a soft, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a tingling, subtle, medium-length cherry compote and spiced nuts finish with silky tannins and moderate oak. A very smooth and fruity red that is sure to please.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Art of Earth 2013  Montepulciano dAbruzzo DOC
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Nearly opaque dusty ruby black color. Lively, fruity, toasty sweet aromas and flavors of baked mulberries, dark roasted nuts, raisins, and leather with an even, tart, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a tingling, complex, medium-length pomegranate, praline, bark, and dried beef and beets finish with chewy tannins and light oak. A dry, earthy, tart and savory table wine.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Via Castello 2014 "19" Lazio Rosso IGT
88 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Nearly opaque bright dark dusty color. Lively, fruity, spicy interesting aromas and flavors of melted honeycomb, spiced cherry jam, cocoa, and jerky with a glycerous, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a warming, complex, buoyant craisins, minerals, and praline finish with well-integrated, chewy tannins and moderate oak. A very good, zesty, everyday red that will shine at the table.
88 points $12.99 Best Buy
Marquis de Brim 2014 Grande Reserve Pinot Noir
88 points
$14.95
Best Buy
Dusty ruby color. Bright, fruity, creamy aromas of berry pie a la mode, toffee, and toasty spices with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a silky, interesting, easy grilled cherries and beets, nuts, delicate herbs, and earth finish with soft, dusty tannins and light oak. A clean, precise, well made dry pinot that will cover a lot of bases.
88 points $14.95 Best Buy
Wild Goat 2014 Special Selections Bonarda
88 points
$14.95
Best Buy
Nearly opaque bright dark garnet color. Bright, roasted aromas and flavors of nuts, baked berries and cherries, creme brulee, and saddle soaped leather with an even, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, crisp roasted beets, smoky cedar, and earth finish with dusty tannins and moderate oak. A nice chewy, savory red wine that will play nicely at the table.
88 points $14.95 Best Buy
Luna Argenta 2013 Appassite Puglia IGT
88 points
$14.99
Best Buy
Bright medium violet color. Bright, fruity, earthy aromas and flavors of buttery caramelized nuts and grilled cherries and beets with a glycerous, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a peppery, engaging, brisk cranberry, cedar, and nutshell finish with fine, dusty tannins and moderate oak. A crisp, appetizing red.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Portlandia 2014  Pinot Noir
88 points
$21.99
Bright dark garnet color. Bright, fruity, earthy aromas and flavors of roasted cherries and beets, geranium patch earth, and brown spices with a soft, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, appealing, breezy cedar mulch, cocoa nuts, and creme brulee finish with medium, firm tannins and light oak. A nicely balanced pinot with an earthy underbelly.
88 points $21.99
Heliodoro 2012  Chardonnay
88 points
$28
Straw green color. Delicate aromas of baked apples, pineapple yogurt, and roasted nuts with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, crisp spiced tropical fruits, pepper, tart apples, and earth finish. A solid Russian river chardonnay with nice table appeal.
Marquis de Brim 2011  Lalande de Pomerol
88 points
$29.95
Dull garnet black color. Bright, savory, meaty aromas of dry rubbed meat, olive tapenade, roasted root vegetables, and leather with a silky, bright, dryish medium body and a tingling, delightful, relaxed beets, dried orange, creme brulee, and minerals finish with medium, woody tannins and moderate oak.
88 points $29.95
Arabella 2015  Chardonnay
87 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Lively, fruity, savory aromas and flavors of caramelized green apples, pineapple vinaigrette, pickled fruits, and spicy praline with an even, lively, dryish medium-to-full body and a warming, interesting, medium-length reduced lemon and salted nuts finish with fine, fruit tannins and moderate oak. A nice mouthwatering chardonnay that will be great with grilled poultry.
87 points $9.99 Best Buy
Los Andicos 2015 Seleccion Especial Malbec
86 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Bright dark deep purple color. Bright, fruity aromas and flavors of berry pie and toffee with a soft, tangy, petillant, dryish medium-full body and a tingling, delightful, easy dried cherries, delicate spice, and cedar finish with chewy, dusty tannins and light oak. A nice tangy, chewy malbec that will play nicely with steaks.
86 points $7.99 Best Buy
Arabella 2015  Chenin Blanc
86 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale silvery emerald straw color. Delicate, citrusy aromas of lemon chiffon, yellow apple, and delicate spice with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, refreshing, breezy lime, kiwi, and nougat finish with no oak. A pleasant, easy drinking chenin with good varietal character.
86 points $9.99 Best Buy
El Guardian 2014 Rioja Rioja DOC
86 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Dark garnet color. Bright, fresh, spicy aromas and flavors of spiced cherries and berries, cocoa-dusted nuts, and cedar with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a sleek, interesting, medium-length beets, nuts, and earth finish with well-integrated, crunchy tannins and light oak. A tasty Rioja that drinks like a ripe pinot noir.
86 points $9.99 Best Buy
Leatherwood 2014  Chardonnay
86 points
$11.99
Best Buy
Bright golden straw color. Bright, smoky, roasted aromas and flavors of grilled apples and pineapples, smoked nuts, and rubber sap and leaf with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, refreshing, buoyant lemon curd, cream, and earth finish with well-integrated, crunchy, fruit tannins and light oak. A nice, lightly smoky chardonnay with a good sense of place.
86 points $11.99 Best Buy
Pillar Heights 2014  Cabernet Sauvignon
86 points
$11.99
Best Buy
Deep purple color. Delicate, savory aromas of olive skin, roasted pepper, dried berries, and peppercorns with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, interesting, breezy vanilla cream, nutskin, and cedar finish with crunchy, dusty tannins and light oak. A nice, fruity, savory everyday cabernet.
86 points $11.99 Best Buy
Marquis de Brim 2012  Bordeaux Rouge
86 points
$14.95
Best Buy
Deep purple color. Delicate, interesting, fruity aromas and flavors of fruit cake, toffee, and vanilla flan with a supple, bright, off-dry medium body and a smooth, amusing, buoyant berry compote, cherry tart, roasted nuts, and cedar finish with well-integrated, chewy tannins and moderate oak. A solid red with pleasing oak and fruit.
86 points $14.95 Best Buy
Wild Goat 2013 Tri-Varietal Mendoza
86 points
$14.95
Best Buy
Bright medium violet color. Bright, fruity aromas and flavors of dried berries and geraniums, spiced nuts, vanilla nut brittle, and fried pickle with a soft, vibrant, dryish medium-full body and a warming, engaging, breezy cocoa, cedar, and blood orange finish with dusty tannins and moderate oak. A nice savory, toasty red.
86 points $14.95 Best Buy
Chanticleer 2013  Pinot Grigio
86 points
$30
Golden yellow color. Delicate, baked, spicy aromas of peaches and grapes, delicate spices, and almond pastry with a satiny, soft, dryish medium body and a smooth, snappy plain custard, nutskin, and cedar finish. A lightly oak, rather mature pinot grigio.
Morand 2014  Montepulciano dAbruzzo DOC
85 points
$8.99
Bright dark garnet black color. Bright, rustic, waxy aromas and flavors of olives, roasted beets, berries and meat, and candle drippings with an oily, racy, dryish medium-to-full body and a warming, charming, snappy pomegranate, birch bark, and pencil shavings finish with barky, coating tannins and moderate oak. A sturdy, woody red for the table.
85 points $8.99
PB Hein 2012 "Trailblazer" Proprietary Red Wine North Coast
85 points
$20
Opaque bright dark violet color. Bright aromas and flavors of coffee, chocolate mousse, and dried sour cherries with a glycerous, lively, dryish medium-full body and a warming, amusing, buoyant spicy berry-orange relish, vanilla nuts, cedar, and earth finish with chewy, woody tannins and moderate oak. A nice oaky red blend.
Helderberg Meadworks  "Feral" Wild Yeast Mead
85 points
$30
Minutely hazy gold color. Lively aromas and flavors of wild flowers, beehive, over-steeped chamomile tea, and Band-Aid with a glycerous, soft, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a warming, subtle, crisp wintergreen, Buddha’s hand citrus, orange blossom water, and apple core finish. A rambunctious and rather wild mead with lots of twists and turns.
Marquis de Brim NV Petit Louis White Grande Reserve France
84 points
$14.95
Silvery straw color. Bright, minty aromas of wintergreen, exotic tropical citrus, and damp earth with a soft, tart, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tingling, weird, brief lemon zest, melon rind, and lemongrass finish with no oak. A tart, lemony white wine with an interesting mint note.
84 points $14.95
Fabio Viviani NV Signature Blend White Wine California
84 points
$14.99
Yellow straw color. Mild, fruity aromas of fallen apples, peach skin, and pressed flowers with a soft, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a fruit salad finish with dusty tannins. A sturdy floral white for the table.
84 points $14.99
Eaglestone 2013 California Red Napa Valley
84 points
$15.99
Dusty ruby color. Delicate, smoky aromas of olive, tobacco, roasted berries and tomatoes, and charred nuts with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk cedar dust and cherry pits finish with fine tannins and light oak. A pleasant, oaky everyday cab.
84 points $15.99
Arabella 2015  Sauvignon Blanc
83 points
$9.99
Emerald straw color. Bright, citrusy, savory aromas of green pepper, grapefruit, fresh grass, and melon with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, brisk nutskin and earth finish with no oak. A nice, dry quaffer with a hint of pepper.
83 points $9.99
Barone Montalto 2013  Pinot Grigio
83 points
$9.99
Golden yellow color. Delicate, interesting, exotic earthy aromas of dried citrus and apple, wax, and dried flowers and grass with a supple, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a silky, brisk finish with no oak. A dry, very earthy pinot grigio.
83 points $9.99
Pillar Heights 2014  Chardonnay
83 points
$11.99
Golden straw color. Toasty aromas and flavors of dried apple and citrus, nuts, grassy earth, and matchstick with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, fast overripe pear and apple bobbing water finish with leafy tannins and light oak. A pleasant everyday chardonnay.
83 points $11.99
Big Claw 2013 White Wine Santa Barbara
83 points
$13.99
Bright light emerald straw color. Lively, tropical, toasty aromas and flavors of dried apricot, pineapple tart, and creme brulee with an even, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, quick yellow apples and lemon-orange water finish with fruit tannins and no oak. A pleasant tangy white.
83 points $13.99
Wild Goat 2014  Cabernet Sauvignon
83 points
$14.95
Bright dark deep purple color. Lively, smoky, fruity aromas and flavors of cherry butter, waxy honeycomb, olive tapenade, and crayon with an even, bright, dry medium body and a tingling, compelling, brisk green melon, glycerin, and dried flowers and straw finish with firm, grippy tannins and light oak.
83 points $14.95
Wild Goat 2014 Semi-sweet Cabernet Sauvignon
83 points
$14.95
Dusty garnet color. Bright, fruity, confected aromas and flavors of brandy cherry bon bon and coconut macaroon with an oily, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length tomato-pepper jelly, smoked nuts, and cedar finish with chewy, firm tannins and light oak. A fruity red quaffer.
83 points $14.95
Calavianca 2014  Nero dAvola
80 points
$7.99
Bright medium dark garnet color. Delicate, fruity aromas of tomatoes on the vine, musty leaves, peppered berries, and brittle with an even, lively, dryish medium body and a warming, brisk bark and pepper finish with firm, grippy tannins and moderate oak.
80 points $7.99
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