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Coda Rossa

Coda Rossa
2016 Couer d’Est Red Blend, Outer Coastal Plain

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$18
Best Buy

Coda Rossa
2016 Couer d’Est Red Blend, Outer Coastal Plain

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
Garnet black color. Complex, attractive aromas and flavors of marinated peppers,olives and root vegetables, pomegranate-tomato vinaigrette, scented candle, and dolmades and tomato leaf with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a polished, complex, long finish displaying notes of white balsamic on roasted carrots, mineral dust, and sandalwood with fine, silky tannins and moderate oak flavor. A superbly savory and appetizing red with great complexity and intrigue.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Old World, Savory, Spicy & Complex & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: marinated peppers,olives and root vegetables, pomegranate-tomato vinaigrette, scented candle, and dolmades and tomato leaf
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of white balsamic on roasted carrots, mineral dust, and sandalwood
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Lamb Tagine, Grilled Skirt Steak With Roquefort, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A superbly savory and appetizing red with great complexity and intrigue.

The Producer

Coda Rossa Winery

The Producer
1526 Dutch Mill Rd
Franklinville, NJ 08322
USA
1 856-697-9463

Other US Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
'Other Red' is a catch-all category for both uncommon grape varietals and uncommon combinations of varietals. There are little pockets of other red varietals grown throughout the US. In California, Italian varietals such as Barbera, Gignolino, Primitivo, and Nebbiolo and esoteric Rhone varietals like Cinsault and Carignano can be found. Tempranillo, best known as the principal red variety of Spain’s Rioja, can also be found in small plantings in the Southwest where hot grown conditions favor the grape. Many producers throughout the US produce blends of Bordeaux with non-Bordeaux varietals such as Zinfandel, Petit Sirah, Syrah and even hybrids like Chambourcin that fall under our Other US Red category.