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Wine of the week
La Rinconada Vineyard, Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara County, California
A Pinot Noir with a unique peppery layer at the beginning and a surprisingly delicious flavor that suddenly creeps up on you. I love that it has a heavier mouthfeel than many Pinot Noir wines. The wine is not cheap ($70) and currently sold out at the winery (call and beg for their sold-out library wines). The winery’s tasting room is one to visit in Los Olivos in the Santa Barbara Wine County. The owner and winemaker, Jessica Gasca, is a rising star in the California wine industry.
Lilac Ridge, San Diego County
A Southern California wine under the radar: 2017 Tannat from Forgotten Barrel out of Escondido, CA. The grapes come from high up on Lilac Ridge in Valley Center. This is a very robust wine that needs to breathe. It’s big, jammy with a great mouthfeel …. absolutely delicious! Very New World in style. Some feel 2018 is more Old World in style but just as delicious. Both are $42 at the winery. I heard through the rumor mill that 2019 is even better but it’s still sitting in the barrel and for good reason.
The grapes are selected from three California regions: 44% Alexander Valley, 44% Sierra Foothills, and 12% Livermore Valley. The flavor profile is Licorice, black fruit, and cassis. I served this wine at two recent events and it was a favorite! You can purchase this wine at The Wine Store in Johns Creek.