2013 Villa Creek "Willow Creek Cuvee" Paso Robles Rhône Blend

SKU #1243817 92 points Vinous

 Vivid ruby. Smoky raspberry and floral pastille aromas are lifted by an assertively spicy nuance. Pliant, ripe and broad on entry, then tighter in the middle, offering sappy, concentrated red fruit flavors that become more expressive with aeration. Shows excellent clarity on the finish, which features smooth tannins and an echo of sweet candied flowers. (JR)  (9/2015)

Jancis Robinson

 Mixed cherry dusted with baking spice. Dusty tannin and balancing acidity through to the finish. Good density and concentration without heaviness. (ECB)  (7/2015)

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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.
Alcohol Content (%): 14.2