Full Review

D.H. Lescombes

D.H. Lescombes
2013 "Renaissance" Limited Release, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 15%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$30

D.H. Lescombes
2013 "Renaissance" Limited Release, New Mexico

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 15%
Garnet black color. Buttery, nutty floral fruity aromas and flavors of vanilla cashew brittle, berry cobbler, and violet candy with a supple, tangy, fruity medium body and a seamless, interesting, medium-long cranberry chutney, pomegranate sorbet, powdered berries, and hibiscus tea finish with silky, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak. A delicious, lively, and complex red Rhone blend.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, juicy & smooth, oaky & rich & full
Aroma Aroma: vanilla cashew brittle, berry cobbler, and violet candy
Taste Flavor: cranberry chutney, pomegranate sorbet, powdered berries, and hibiscus tea
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own or with food
Recipes Pairing: Mongolian Beef, Veal Calvados, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delicious, lively, and complex red Rhone blend.

The Producer

Southwest Wines

The Producer
1325 Debaca Rd SE
Deming, NM 88030
USA
1 575-546-9324

Their Portfolio

92 D.H. Lescombes 2013 "Renaissance" Limited Release, New Mexico 15% (USA) $30.00.
84 D.H. Lescombes 2012 Limited Release, Petit Verdot, New Mexico 15% (USA) $38.00.
88 D.H. Lescombes 2010 Limited Release, Petite Sirah, New Mexico 15% (USA) $41.00.
88 D.H. Lescombes 2010 Limited Release, Cabernet Franc, New Mexico 15% (USA) $36.00.
83 D.H. Lescombes 2012 Grand Cru, Syrah, New Mexico 13% (USA) $18.00.
84 D.H. Lescombes 2013 Pinot Noir, New Mexico 13% (USA) $18.00.
90 D.H. Lescombes 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, New Mexico 15% (USA) $24.00.
92 D.H. Lescombes NV "Ratafia" White Table Wine, New Mexico 13.1% (USA) $23.00.
89 D.H. Lescombes NV "Early Harvest" Brut, New Mexico 11% (USA) $13.00.
90 D.H. Lescombes NV "Imperial Kir", Chenin Blanc, New Mexico 11% (USA) $13.00.
88 D.H. Lescombes 2015 Chenin Blanc, New Mexico 12.9% (USA) $12.00.
91 DH Lescombes 2014 Chardonnay, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $15.00.
84 DH Lescombes NV "H" Hervé, New Mexico 15% (USA) $38.00.
88 DH Lescombes NV "D" Danielle, New Mexico 13% (USA) $36.00.
88 DH Lescombes 2013 Limited Release, Mourvedre, New Mexico 15% (USA) $24.00.
84 DH Lescombes 2012 Limited Release, Petit Verdot, New Mexico 15% (USA) $38.00.
84 DH Lescombes 2016 Rose of Syrah, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $13.00.
84 DH Lescombes 2015 Semillon, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $15.00.
86 DH Lescombes 2014 Pinot Noir, New Mexico 12.5% (USA) $18.00.
84 Soleil Mimosa Classic, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
90 Soleil Mimosa Pineapple, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
92 Soleil Mimosa Mango, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
85 Soleil Mimosa Pomegranate, American 8% (USA) $10.99.
91 St. Clair Winery 2014 "Bellissimo", New Mexico 11% (USA) $13.00.
89 St. Clair Winery 2014 Pinot Grigio, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
87 St. Clair Winery 2014 Chardonnay, New Mexico 11.5% (USA) $12.00.
85 St. Clair Winery 2014 Gewurztraminer, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
86 St. Clair Winery 2014 "Mimbres Red" Sweet Table Wine, New Mexico 12% (USA) $10.00.
86 St. Clair Winery 2015 "Mimbres Pink", Muscat, New Mexico 10.6% (USA) $10.00.
87 St. Clair Winery NV Port, New Mexico 19.5% (USA) $26.00.
83 St. Clair Winery 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, New Mexico 13% (USA) $12.00.
86 St. Clair Winery 2014 "Bianca", Malvasia, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
82 St. Clair Winery 2014 Riesling, New Mexico 11% (USA) $12.00.
96 St. Clair Winery NV Kiva, New Mexico 19% (USA) $26.00.

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.