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WTN: Sand People

by David M. Bueker » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:19 am

2014 Sandlands Carignane - USA, California (2/6/2019)
Splashed several ounces into my glass to air it out, and lit sit for 30 minutes before I even tasted it. Vivid aromas of crushed red raspberry fruit combined with overtones of dusty, scrub land on a hot day. On the palate there was a sense of the wildness of Carignan, but the edges were sanded off. Served with a basic, local-ingredient beef stew it was an excellent combination. The stew kept the tannins at bay, and the herbal/briary nuances of the wine played off the food.

No rush to drink up, as there is lots of fruit, and a solid tannic base.
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