2012 Paul Mas Estate Carignan

An interesting wine, with unusual layers of flavors for the price and varietal. The nose shows raspberry, violets, and cigar ash. The palate shows wild cherry, raspberry, cigar ash, and violet. The mid-palate a...

2012 La Forge Estate Merlot

The nose shows black cherry, tobacco leaf, vanilla, and a touch of white pepper. The nose is similar, black cherry, with some blackberry background, tobacco leaf, ash, eucalyptus, and pepper. Drink with pot r...

2012 Paul Mas Estate Pinot Noir

A good French Pinot Noir for under $15 is a rare pleasure. Cherry, anise, and a touch of milk chocolate come through on the nose. Strawberry and redcurrant soar over star anise and milk chocolate, with a ...