The 2010 Contra unites the flavors of ripe old vine carignane-lots of dark fruit-plum, black cherry, blackberry with an exceptionally vibrant, peppery/ minty, smoked meat note deriving from the brilliant Bien Nacido Vineyard. If this wine were a musical instrument, it would have to be an oboe, blowing a haunting melody that is dark and smoky.
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Bright violet color. Jammy black and blue fruits on the nose and palate. Plump and intensely fruity, with smoke and peppery spice notes carrying through the sweet, clinging finish. No lack of fruit here.
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