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2013 Edmeades US Red Blend "Folly"

Winery: Edmeades

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Folly"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 47% Zinfandel, 23% Syrah, 15% Merlot & 15% Petite Sirah

Region: Mendocino

State or country: CA

Price: $26

Cases produced: 250

KWG Score: 89.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: April 8, 2017

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored red blend from Edmeades is a bit of a fruit bomb. It opens with a fragrant black raspberry and Dr. Pepper bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium to full bodied, balanced and very juicy. The flavor profile is a cola and black cherry blend with notes of plum and strawberry licorice. The finish is dry and its fruit flavors drift away nicely. This wine would pair nicely with a barbecue bacon burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The wine opens up with aromas of black fruits, blueberries, and rhubarb pie, complimented by subtle savory notes of black pepper, mesquite, and tar. Rich flavors of berry pie and baking spices are heightened by soft tannins and a round, lush texture. The finish lingers with tones of dark chocolate, cocoa powder, and black licorice.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Edmeades 2013 Folly.

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