Cost: $39.99 CI (on sale for $27.99 until April 30, 2013)
Grape Variety: Carignan
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Jacques Scott, Cayman Islands
Country: United States
Region: Amador County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Medus8 Wines
Alcohol: 14.8% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium to light in colour and medium to medium+ intense nose.

Positives: Light cedar, raisins, Allspice, black licorice, bramble fruit, dates & Christmas cake. Medium body with medium tannins, good acidity, a long length and the high alcohol is well integrated.

Negatives: None

Interesting Point: Medusa winery specializes in Zins.

Drink now on its own or pair it with Bourbon BBQ baby back ribs.

Tasted: 7 April 13

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (9+/10 on sale) Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+