2020 Grenache Noir

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2020 Grenache Noir

$52.00Regular /  $44.20 Member  - 750ml

This is an “exuberant” wine with a mouthwatering combination of strawberry/watermelon aromatics with undercurrents of coffee, warm earth with a hint of pepper.  On the palate there is bright acidity, medium- tannins, ripe strawberry and pomegranates with brambly notes coming from whole cluster fermentation.  A bright finish that invites you back for another sip.  150 cases produced.  

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Aromatics: exuberant, strawberry, watermelon, with undercurrents of coffee and warm earth with a mix of cherry and watermelon, jolly rancher

Palate: medium bodied, bright acidity, brambly herbs, stemmy quality from whole cluster; Edgy, whole cluster shows

Finish: ripe strawberry simple style, fruit driven with balance of pepper

Food Pairings: Savory dishes with beef (barbecued or roasted), lamb (grilled), chicken (roasted), turkey, veal or pork grilled, roasted or braised, chili, hamburgers, meat loaf, grilled mushrooms, cheese- based pasta, risotto, spicy Asian dishes, Moroccan cuisine, foie gras

Cheese Pairings:  Goat or Sheep’s cheeses, i.e., Midnight Moon (Cypress Grove), Manchego, Gouda, Asiago, Cheddar

Cases Produced: 150 
AL:  14.2%
AVA:  South Coast, San Diego County, Estate Grown