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Big Basin Vineyards 'Homestead' Red Rhône Blend, Monterey Co., CA 2019

  • $26.00

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GRENACHE, SYRAH, CARIGNAN, and BLEND
PLUSH & BOLD
BIODYNAMIC FARMING
CRITIC SCORE 90+ and NATURAL WINE
MONTEREY and CALIFORNIA
USA
  • Winemaker: Bradley Brown
  • Farming: Biodynamic
  • Variety: 33% Carignane, 25% Syrah, 21% Grenache, 19% Mourvèdre, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Terroir: Sourced mainly from the Gabilan Mountains, with granitic and limestone soils. Key vineyards include:
    • Grenache from Brosseau, Coastview, and estate vineyards.
    • Carignane (90+ year old, dry farmed) from Cienega Valley below Calera's Mount Harlan AVA.
    • Syrah from Coastview Vineyard (at 2400 ft) near Mt. Harlan and Brosseau Vineyard in Chalone.
  • Tasting Note: Offers layers of sweet red cherry, blood orange, mint, spice, and dried flowers. Juicy, forward, and inviting, described as immensely pleasurable and a terrific value.
  • Scores:
    • Antonio Galloni, Vinous: 92 Points
    • Matt Kettman, Wine Enthusiast: 93 Points & Editor’s Choice