Liberty School 2007
The nose is a bit swampy at first, but then it refines into that roadside smell of lettuce crops and freshly-tilled-and-treated, clay-rich earth that fills your car from Santa Barbara to SLO. Man, I love that smell. This turns a bit jammy in the mouth, with a hit of liquid smoke at the end. Good enough.Add winemaker's notes
The nose is a bit swampy at first, but then it refines into that roadside smell of lettuce crops and freshly-tilled-and-treated, clay-rich earth that fills your car from Santa Barbara to SLO. Man, I love that smell. This turns a bit jammy in the mouth, with a hit of liquid smoke at the end. Good enough.
Hmmmm, I guess the best I can say is to keep on looking. Overall the wine had a very earthy taste too much for me. The color was nice but taste and smell was below what I had expected.
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Winemakers Notes: Over the past decade, the Central Coast has established itself as a world-class wine region. Warm days, cool nights and vineyards planted in rocky, clay soils create an optimal enviromnet to grow Syrah and other Rhone varietals. Rolling hills dotted wit lush vineyards and massive oak trees dominate this picturesque stretch of California. Exhibiting intense color and a bright floral nose. Liberty School Cuvee is rich and full bodied blend.
The 2007 Liberty School Cuvee displays bright red fruit flavors on the nose.With accents of smoke and pepper, the fruit-forward blend shows fine graintannins which are reminiscent of wines from the southern Rhone Valley. Thepredominant grape, Syrah, shows off its jammy, strawberry and plum-likeflavors. Petite Sirah adds deep ruby color and tannin structure. Smalleramounts of Grenache soften the wine and add needed balance. Mourvedrebrings an element of spice to the blend, while small amounts of Viognier addfloral aromatics and color stabilization. Well balanced and full-bodied, thiswine can be cellared for five to seven year
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