Cost: $18.95 (Sale price until 8 Nov 2016: $16.95)
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO General List
Country: United States
Region: 86% Sonoma County, 14% Napa County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Ghost Pines
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
One of the better tastes and buys for California red coming from a premium AVA
Description: Dark garnet to purple in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, mulberry, black cherry, blackberry, mocha, cinnamon, cloves, and violets on the nose. Full body with medium tannin, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: A little heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Interesting Note: Ghost Pines consistently has great value for the quality of wine they produce
Drink now or in 2-3 years on its own or pair it with Scallion and Brie stuffed Burgers on Grilled Focaccia Rosemary Buns.
Tasted: 14 October 2016
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 (Sale price: 9+/10) Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4