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Denner Vineyards - 2018 - The Ditch Digger - 750 ml

$77.72
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USA - California - Central Coast

Grenache - Syrah, Mourvedre - Cinsault, Counoise, Graciano

Red - Vintage: 2018 - Size: 750 ml.

Bright and sappy aromas of blackberry, rose petal, and soy intermingle to create a complex, yet pure introduction to this classic blend. The palate powers along with fresh strawberry, Szechuan peppercorn, cocoa and orange zest that evolve into chewy, refined tannins that finish with a lively lift.

SKU: A6442
Robert Parker: 95

The Grenache-based 2018 Ditch Digger is blended with 20% Mourvedre, 20% Syrah and 5% splashes of Cinsault, Counoise and Graciano. The nose is deep and nuanced, with red and black fruits accented by notes of white pepper, exotic spice, tea leaves and blood orange. It offers impressive depth of fruit on the palate, which is medium-bodied, finely grained and juicy, and it finishes with tremendous spice. It deserves another 2-3 years in the cellar.

Wine Spectator: 93

A quietly dynamic red that shelters a vibrant and structured core beneath expressive notes of blackberry, crushed stone and blood orange. Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsaut, Counoise and Graciano. Drink now through 2028.

Wine Enthusiast: 95

Deep aromas of cassis, violet and French toast spices are rich and inviting on the nose of this blend of 45% Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 20% Syrah, 5% Cinsault, 5% Counoise and 5% Graciano. Soft, polished tannins make for a suave and silky sip, where dark berry and cardamom flavors converge.

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