2006 Linne Calodo "Leona's" Paso Robles Rhône Blend (Previously $50)

SKU #1051273 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 More kirsch liqueur, raspberry, and Chateauneuf du Pape-like cherry and lavender characteristics are found in the 2006 Leona’s, a combination of 74% Zinfandel, and the rest Mourvedre and a dollop of Alicante. With lovely ripeness as well as more body and depth than the Outsider, it possesses a style that falls somewhere between a top red Burgundy and a first rate southern Rhone. Just intriguing stuff! Drink it over the next 5-6 years.  (6/2008)

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Paso Robles

- Located about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, this inland AVA enjoys a sunny and hot growing period while its seaside neighbors hang in the fog. Zinfandel is the traditional red grape of choice, though cabernet, chardonnay, and Rhône varietals are gaining favor. Most are made in a fruit-forward, early drinking style.