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USA, Red Blend, Rocks!, Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Cellars, North Coast, California, 2010

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Red blend of: Zinfandel from Lake County, Syrah from Sonoma, and Napa Valley (Carneros) Merlot. N/ Reduction sauce of plum skins.  Smoked oak and paprika. Deep cassis, wet earth, and river rock. Wild herbs with a blast of sage. Pine and cedar. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Dry, angular, plum and cherry. Pine needle tea. Berries and […]

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USA, White Blend (Chardonnay and Gewürztraminer), Rocks!, Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Cellars, North Coast, California, 2011

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White blend of: Chardonnay and Gewürztraminer N/ Lightly sugared, steeped hay. Clean burlap. Nectarine skins. Crisp citrus zest smeared on freshly chipped flint. Light sandalwood and taffy. Kiss of suntan lotion. Very complex for the price point and more old world than new. Delightful. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Round and voluptuous yellow tropicals and pear juice. […]

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