Appellation: Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo
Rated 96 points by Robert Parker`s Wine Advocate: "A blend of 40% Syrah, 38% Mourvedre and 22% Grenache aged in half new and half one-year-old barrels, the 2011 Cote a Cote is stunning. Full-bodied and decadent, yet oh so light on its feet and even elegant, it offers classic Paso fruit, smoked meat, chocolate and licorice as well as a seamless feel, sweet tannin and a blockbuster finish. It will have 10-12 years of ultimate longevity. Drink now-2023.?" -- Jeb Dunnuck in Issue #208 of the Wine AdvocateMore information about this producer: "I was blown away by these wines. Easily the most impressive lineup I`ve tasted from proprietor Stephan Asseo, these 2011s show the purity and focus of the vintage, yet balance it with incredible richness and texture that never seems cumbersome or heavy. The 2012s are no less rich, yet have impeccable purity and texture, as well as brilliant overall focus and structure that will allow them to evolve gracefully. Make no mistake about it though, these are all big, ripe wines; I find them utterly compelling and hard to resist."
|Sine Qua Non Grenache Dark Blossom -- 2011 750mL (1)||WA96-98||$265.00|
|Sine Qua Non Grenache Five Shooter -- 2010 750mL (1)||AG97, WA98||$289.00|
|Keplinger Proprietary Red Vermillion -- 2013 (36)||$34.99|
|Sine Qua Non Grenache Esta no es una Salida Eleven Confessions Vineyard -- 2009 750mL (1)||WA96, AG94+, ST95||$495.00|
|Sine Qua Non Grenache Stein -- 2012 750mL (1)||WA96-99||$345.00|