Umpqua Valley winemaker Patrick Spangler focuses much of his attention on red Bordeaux varieties, and he’s provided a fascinating example of this grape that’s traditionally a blender in France. Robust aromas of fresh rosemary and toast lead to aromas of Bing cherry, black fig, cola, horehound and anise. Flannel-like tannins present flavors of dark blueberry, blackberry and plum. A long finish of pomegranate and fresh herbs set the table for rosemary-rubbed pork loin.
Production: 121 cases
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