Tag Archives: Paso Robles

Video Wine Review: Fratelli Perata Tre Sorelle Cabernet Blend Paso Robles 2010

Watch my review of this elegant, aged 2010 Cabernet Sauvginon blend Tre Sorelle by Fratelli Perata from Paso Robles, California.

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Video Wine Review: Desperada Sangiovese 2016

Check out this wild child Sangiovese fermented and aged in clay pithoi from Desperada, a hip female-run winery in Paso Robles:

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Video Wine Review: Daou Seventeen Forty, Paso Robles, 2010

Has a decade tamed the monster Cabernet Franc Merlot blend from Paso Robles? Check out my video review Daou Seventeen Forty, Paso Robles, 2010

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A Chill Carmenere Wine from Paso Robles Dubost 2014

Carménère: a wine grape that Bordeaux bailed on generations ago has reared its head in Chile, Italy, and eclectic hot pockets of California. Today’s Carménère comes from Cali and the hands of Dubost winery. The Dubost family hailed from France … Continue reading

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Mourvedre Part 2: Wine Review 5 Blocks Terry Hoag Paso Robles 15

Our Mourvèdre adventures continue. After the lean bright Croad (read here), today we try something a bit more friendly.  Former footballer-turned winemaker, Terry Hoag, makes some solid estate wines (read here) even if they’re named after pigskin puns. Only one wine sees Mourvèdre added: “5 Blocks” (referring to five field goal blocks in college…of course).  

Mourvèdre plays to type, with more of a supporting role at 28%, Syrah leads with 60%, followed by 12% Grenache that rounds out the blend.  
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