2012 Terry Hoage "The Pick" Paso Robles Rhône Blend

SKU #1243807 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The ruby/semi-opaque-colored 2012 The Pick is a superb blend of 55% Grenache, 29% Syrah, 12% Mourvedre and 4% Cinsault. It has a big floral streak to go with impressive black and blue fruits, rose petal and sweet spice. It’s another full-bodied, forward, supple and sweetly fruited effort from this team that’s hard to resist. Drink it through 2022. I loved these latest releases from Terry Hoage and they epitomize the best of Paso Robles with their rich, textured and up-front style. (JD)  (8/2014)

Wine Spectator

 Ripe and jammy, with bold aromas of huckleberry and toasty spice, delivering plush flavors of wild berry, caramel and espresso. Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, and Cinsault. Drink now through 2021. (Web Only—2015)

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Rhone Blends

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United States

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California

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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.