Lively, translucent, light purple color. Gorgeous nose of strawberry and blueberry, pepper, slight smoke, meat, and that classic Grenache hint of hard candy. The red fruit continues on the palate with delightful notes of strawberry, rhubarb, and cranberry, that shine through the oak. Silky in the mouth, excellent body, and delivers front and mid-palate, with a pleasant, lingering finish. Very versatile food pairings—poultry, pasta, grilled veggies. Read the full review on Simple Hedonisms.

WHO: Bonny Doon
WHAT: Grenache (88%), Cinsault (10%), Syrah (2%)
WHERE: Monterey County, California
WHEN: 2009

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