Lime Kiln Valley Wine
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Lime Kiln Valley on Snooth
Up front on the nose, is bitter chocolate. Red and black fruit and freshly turned soil. On the palate, spicy tones and an almost zinfandel-like spice with rustic berry frame. It's richly flavored, but has high alcohol which detracts a bit. Good flavor, but it finishes rather hot. Read More
Oct 11, 2010
I'd make a lousy detective! I try to sniff out Mourvèdre/Mataró/Monastrell wherever it's grown & made but I was too...discreet to ask about any plantings on my visits to Calera & DeRose wineries in the neighboring Cienega Valley a few years back...
Inviting nose of sweet vanilla, mint/forest, hints of earth, leather, red fruit (cherry berry). Heavy on the tonque, nice acid, with lip-smacking, deep, and notably sour fruit (raspberry, red currant, and cherry) starting on the attack and continuing through the mid-palate and finish. Balanced but favors the fruit. Well-integrated, off-dry. ... Read More