enjoyable blend, excellent with seafood
A Rhone-style cali wine. Full of ripe black currants & raspberries. Hints of smokiness....oaked to perfection.
Pencil lead nose, with black berries. Medium body, red fruit, medium tannin and acid. Simple. Cracked pepper. Fresh, dusty.
Nose: soft (American?) oak, some subtle French (?) oak; some vanilla (appearing with air); tannic; licorice; tea; good, but a characteristic New World wine: lacking dimension, depth, sophistication, complexity. Drinkable but in no way memorable.
Three and a half glasses
Food Pairings for Joseph Phelps Red Rhone Blend Monterey County le Mistral
Top Napa Lists
Best Wine Deals
Fontanella Cabernet Sauvignon George III Beckstoffer (2008)Wishlisted
Campo Viejo Rioja Tempranillo (2013)Cellared
Casanova Della Spinetta Il Rose di Casanova (2014)Reviewed
Wine making an Positive impact in the lives of children living in poverty!Replied
Ridge Zinfandel East Bench (2013)Wishlisted
Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc (2011)Cellared
Allen Scott Sauvignon Blanc (2004)Wishlisted
Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc (2014)Wishlisted
Mont Marcal Cava Brut Reserva (2011)Wishlisted
Running With Scissors Merlot (2011)Listed