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When: Saturday, July 14 From 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Theme: Justin Vineyards (Paso Robles, California)
Host: Cam Dauterive, Sales Manager For Hartley & Parker Distributors
Justin Vineyards planted its first vineyard back in 1981 with a mission to make world-class Bordeaux-style blends. Since then, they've expanded their knowledge of viticulture in this unique region as well as acreage.
Rich in fossilized limestone from eons of marine deposits, JUSTIN’s soil is ideally suited to creating big, Bordeaux-style reds. The limestone “stresses” the vines, producing grapes that fully express their varietal character.
Paso Robles’ distinctive microclimate offers the widest day-night temperature swings of any grape-growing region in California. The hot days allow the grapes to develop intense flavor, while the cool nights create great structure and balance.
2017 Justin Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc $14.99/bottle
Lime aromas are warmed by Gala apple and wet river stone scents on the nose, which blends fruit from warmer eastern vineyards and cooler western ones. It's light in structure and easy to quaff, with lovely acidity that carries into the finish. A stony texture frames its honeydew and grapefruit flavors.
2017 Justin Vineyards Rosé $19.99/bottle
Made from Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon this is is crisp and focused, with distinctive aromas of apricot and wild flowers, plus structured watermelon, mineral and spice flavors.
2015 Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon $24.99/bottle
Its deep ruby/purple color is accompanied by a lovely nose of plums, raisins, black currants, and spicy oak. Fleshy, with attractive purity, richness, and density, this complex, high quality Cabernet Sauvignon should drink well for 5-10 years.
2015 Justin Vineyards Justification Blend $69.99/bottle
The wine is composed of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 48%, which has been aged in French oak (50% new oak) for 19 months.
It's an impressive, full-bodied, nicely structured Bordeaux blend that gives up plenty of cassis, lead pencil, black raspberry and toasted spice on the nose. Already approachable, it nevertheless has the tannic structure to evolve nicely for a decade.