Full Review
Trinchero

Trinchero
2013 Forte Red Blend, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.8%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$70.00

Trinchero
2013 Forte Red Blend, Napa Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.8%
Opaque violet color. Fruity, spicy, herbal aromas and flavors of savory herbs and flowers, pickled citrus peels, and spiced berries with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, long dried cherries and blueberries, cedar, leather, and earth finish with chewy, fine tannins and moderate oak. A bold, spicy, herbal red blend with nice pairing and cellaring possibilities.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky, Rich & Full, Spicy & Complex & Savory
Aroma Aroma: savory herbs and flowers, pickled citrus peels, and spiced berries
Taste Flavor: dried cherries and blueberries, cedar, leather, and earth
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own
Recipes Pairing: Prime Rib Au Jus, Rack of Baby Lamb, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bold, spicy, herbal red blend with nice pairing and cellaring possibilities.
The Producer or Importer

Trinchero Family Estates

The Producer or  Importer
100 St. Helena Hwy South
St. Helena, CA 94574
USA
1 800-967-4663
Other US Red
Wine Glass Zinfandel.jpg
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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