2019 Carignan

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2019 Carignan

$46.00Regular /  $39.10 Member  - 750ml

This complex, deep ruby wine offers aromatics of mixed berry, blackberry, blueberry, black cherry, briar, sweet tea, dry cherry, pie crust, vanilla, cinnamon, sarsaparilla, leather, and mocha/chocolate. On the palate the wine is medium bodied, offers up bright acid, underripe cherries, raspberries, lava rock, sun dried tomato, pomegranate, and notes of Asian spices and sarsaparilla and a medium tannin level.  The finish is very complex with mocha, hints of granite and dried cherries.  102 cases produced.

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Aromatics: mixed berry, blackberry, blueberry, black cherry, briar, sweet tea, dry cherry, pie crust, vanilla, cinnamon, sarsaparilla, leather, mocha/chocolate

Palate: medium bodied, bright acid, underripe cherries, raspberries, lava rock, sun dried tomato, pomegranate, with Asian spices and sarsaparilla notes 

Finish: mocha, granitic, very complex with medium tannins

Food Pairings: can pair with big bold dishes as well as lighter ones (a perfect Thanksgiving wine).  Ideal with richer poultry dishes (duck and turkey), roasted pork, tagine, brisket – expand your pairings to complement its natural spice flavorings of cinnamon, Chinese 5-spice, anise, and dried herbs.  

Cheese Pairings: Gouda and aged Gouda, Parmesan, Basque cheese, young Manchego, soft Farmer’s cheese, and yogurt

Cases Produced:  102
AL:  14.5%
AVA:  Santa Ynez Valley