Absentee Winery "Red" Mendocino Red Blend 2017

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Country/State: California
Varietal: Red Blend
Sub-Region: Mendocino
Region: North Coast
Color: Red
Inspired by the Loire Valley, winemaker Avi Deixler brings a fresh perspective to California, producing lively wines with serious bounce!
91 Our Score (10/2020) Absentee Winery's Avi Deixler produces wines in the non-interventional style prominent in the Loire Valley but coupled to ripeness only achieved by his California sunshine. From eschewing the use of sulfur, to his practice of shaving away wood from interiors of used barrels potentially affected by a previous winery's less fastidious methods, it is clear he is a fellow serious about his craft. This maximally fresh blend of Syrah, Carignan, Abouriou and Petite Sirah has ripe aromas and juicy flavors of blackberry and black cherry, accented by inviting notes of crushed violet and peppercorn. The frame is medium-bodied with a great plush mouthfeel and smooth tannins - delivering an approachable wine with serious depth and versatility.
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2499
750 ML
Available:
~32 bottles | Check all Stores
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