Rhone Rangers

Rhone Rangers
Farpointe Cellar
Tasted Saturday, July 24, 2010

FLIGHT 1

2008 Sanglier Cellars Rouge du Tusque – USA, California, Sonoma County The nose had meat and floral notes, blueberry and raspberry, and some creamy vanilla at the end. The palate had blueberry and toasted herbs, raspberry and pepper, and a creamy oak finish. (89 Points)

2005 Anglim Best Barrel Blend – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles The nose had spice and vegetables, raspberry and cherry, spice and pepper, and some black currant at the end. The palate had black currant and raspberry, spice and earth, and some pepper on the finish. (89 Points)

2007 R Wines Grenache Chateau Chateau Pergola Blewitt Springs – Australia, South Australia, McLaren Vale / Barossa The nose had leather and cherry, spice and raspberry, and a little cream at the end. The palate had leather and cherry, spice and raspberry, and a good pepper finish. (89 Points)

2007 Four Vines Peasant – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles The nose had pickle juice and raspberry, spice and cedar, a little licorice, and some earth at the end. The palate had cedar and pickle juice, raspberry and pepper, and a licorice and earth finish. (88 Points)

2006 Anglim Cameo – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles The nose had honey and lemon zest, perfume and grapefruit, and some orange at the end. The palate was crisp and clean, with good acidity. It had lots of citrus, a little honey, and a good grapefruit finish. (87 Points)

FLIGHT 2

2005 DeLille Cellars Syrah Doyenne – USA, Washington The nose had roasted meat and bacon, blackberry and blueberry, and a little smoke. The palate had blueberry and smoke, bacon and meat, and a little spice on the finish. (89 Points)

2005 Villa Creek Avenger – USA, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles The nose had blackberry and floral notes, some raspberry and spice, and a little vanilla. The palate had pepper and cassis, raspberry and spice, and a little oak on the finish. (89 Points)

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