American wine may centre on California but head north and see what you find... Read MoreShow Less
American winemaking has always been fiercely ambitious, with price tags to match its full bodied wines. In spite of critics like Robert Parker, whose point scores and preference for powerful red wines in turn drove some wineries to match that style, the country has since found balance, with some winemakers once again producing restrained, cooler climate styles of Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, from the more northerly Washington State and Oregon
This is a fresh, lively and refreshing example of Cinsault from old vines, offering a higher than normal level of intensity and complexity. Juicy cranberries and fresh strawberries dominate the palate with subtle notes rose petals evident of the nose.