Winery - Witch Creek Winery
Location - Carlsbad, California
Wine - Witch Creek 2011 Valle de Guadalupe Sangiovese
Grape Varieties - Sangiovese
Appellation - Valle de Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico
Alcohol - 13.4% v/v
Price -$27 USD
Nose/Aroma - Pine tar, white pepper and dried red fruit.
Palate/Flavors - Bright cranberries, white pepper, and cedar. Relatively light bodied with a linear acid structure, medium bitterness, and very little astringency. Pretty short finish.
Food Pairing - Great food wine, Sangiovese typically is. Since this one is from Baja, how about some nice street tacos?
Comments - Very nice wine, a good example of Sangiovese in the New World that isn't flabby or overly fruity.