This very likeable red offers ripe flavors of blackberries, plums, black cherries, and spice weaved with notes of leather and pepper. Nicely balanced and easy drinking, you’ll find it hard to leave this friendly red wine in the cellar, but it will continue to improve with three to five years aging. It also won Best of Class in the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition. Only $21 retail, it’s available at the tasting room and in local wine shops and restaurants.
You can reach New Times’ Cuisine columnist at email@example.com.