2006 Hey Mambo "Sultry Red"
From Wine Enthusiast: "In calling this southern Rhône-style blend Bistro Style, the winery means to suggest friends gathered in a nice restaurant, having fun and not being fussy about what’s in the bottle. That perfectly describes this dry, soft red wine, with its flavors of blackberries, cherries and cocoa." (8/1/2008) Put on your dancing shoes before you pop this Zork (yes, I said Zork-the peel and pop synthetic closure). The 2006 Hey Mambo is a fun blend of barbera, syrah, petit sirah, carignane and alicante bouchet that gets you moving with aromas of sweet leather, chocolate ganache, raspberries and spicy clove. The palate is filled with sweet fruit redolent of blackberry cobbler highlighted by espresso, dark chocolate and dried herbs. This is no "serious" wine, but a satiny, sipper perfect for a bistro meal.