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Lorenzi Estate

Lorenzi Estate
2012 The Catalyst, Temecula Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.2%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$55.00

Lorenzi Estate
2012 The Catalyst, Temecula Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.2%
Brown brick red color. Aromas and flavors of spiced berries, toasted nuts, and vanilla mint with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, delightful, medium-long raspberry jam on raisin toast, spiced nuts, cedar, and pepper dust finish with light oak. A wonderfully silky and juicy red blend that sure to please.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky, Rich & Full & Savory
Aroma Aroma: spiced berries, toasted nuts, and vanilla mint
Taste Flavor: raspberry jam on raisin toast, spiced nuts, cedar, and pepper dust
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Braised Oxtail Ravioli, Dried Fruit Stuffed Pork Tenderloin, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A wonderfully silky and juicy red blend that sure to please.
The Producer

Lorenzi Estate Wines

The Producer
36095 Monte de Oro Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
USA
1 951-313-6407
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.
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