Red Dirt

Not ALL of the wines in my recent Calaveras County romp were bad, just many were… ummm… *awkward*. But just when you start feeling despondent about the local wines, THIS magically pops up on a list. Thank you baby jesus.

Gritty and rustic, showing perfect early patina of age, this wine from Easton is a CLASSIC California go-to for Rhone typicity. I often compare this wine to Le Cigare Volant, as for me they exemplify the same vein of characteristics. Awesome stuff!

2015 DOMAINE DE LA TERRE ROUGE ‘Les Cotes de l’Ouest’ Syrah Amador Co. Sierra Foothills California 14.5

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