2010 Toccata Sangiovese

The nose smells like a bag full of freshly-picked Michigan cherries and Earl Grey tea. Complexity on the palate is surprising and fun. It starts with tarter red fruits, cranberry and raspberry, and quickly move...
Lucas & Lewellen

2010 Lucas & Lewellen Petite Sirah

This is all about the mouth-feel, silky, soft, and luxurious. Flavors start with blueberries and elderberries, soft dark fruits. Moving toward the mid-palate it evolves, turning first to cherry pie, then movi...
Lucas & Lewellen

2007 Lucas & Lewellen Petit Verdot

Hugely floral, violets fly up from the glass, followed by black fruits and graphite. Black fruits and violets lead on the palate, followed by the same pencil lead and grippy tannins. Red currants show on the ...
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A Family Winery, From Growers to Empire Via One Guy

Grape growers and winemakers in Paso started trying out a few different wine styles, including Rhône and Bordeaux. This meant, basically, syrah-based wines and cabernet-based wines. Then some mavericks came in and mixed the two, creating cabernet-syrah blends. Traditionalists cringed, but people started trying the wines and found they were pretty darn good.