Vinca Minor Red Blend Mendocino, California 2017

Vinca Minor Red Blend Mendocino, California 2017

Regular price $21.00
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A native of Detroit, this winemaker learned the grape game in California and St. Emilion (Lalande de Pomerol specifically, one of our favorite tiny special parts of Brdx) before launching his own wines with his wife in 2013. Their project, named for the periwinkle flower, sources organic California fruit, like the 86 year old carignan vines from Mendocino used here. 

We get violets and cedar on the nose, with crunchy bramble fruit that plays across your palate. This wine feels sultry and exuberant at the same time.

Food Ideas: pan-seared trout w/port fig sauce, chicken thighs w/wild rice, mushroom bisque, charred sweet potato salad, smoked cheddar mac n'cheese