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Grenache Blanc

WineMaker Spotlight, Winemakers, Daniel Daou, DAOU Vineyards and Winery, Paso Robles, California, USA

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Bright, glowing white onyx imported from Mexico formed the gorgeous tasting bar that introduced me to DAOU Vineyards and Winery. Delightful taste treats of fine cheeses, home-roasted pistachios, quince and delicious, earthy green olives in their own oil were placed to my right. Daniel Daou approached, smiled warmly, and proceeded to not only wow me […]

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USA, Rose, Vin Gris de Cigare Rose, Bonny Doon, California, 2010

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Rose blend of: 71% Grenache, 16% Roussanne, 11% Grenache Blanc and 2% Mourvedre. Screw cap, which I love. N/ Hay. Watermelon. Burlap. Light strawberries. T/ Light to medium mouthfeel. Medium-high acid. Strawberries and lightly puckering cranberry.  Melon and mineral closer. Solidly made, but was hoping for more from this normally great producer. Simply was not that […]

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