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Locations Wine E-2 Spanish Red Wine (Dave Phinney/Orin Swift)

Locations Wine E-2 Spanish Red Wine (Dave Phinney/Orin Swift)
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WS 93 - Phinney's latest release is out and it's under $20, case production is low... and we have a feeling this one is gonna fly. Warm, ripe blackberry, boysenberry with a faint smoky, meaty quality. Very rich and complex at this level.
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WA 93 Pts - According to Robert Parker - "I reviewed these Locations offerings from Dave Phinney of Orin-Swift Cellars last year, who is going against all conventional wisdom of vineyard and vintage dating wines. Terroirists will claim the devil has possessed Phinney, as his offerings from France, Italy and Spain are all blends from different sectors of each country. If you judge wines on how they taste and the degree of pleasure they offer, they are all incredible efforts. The three new cuvees I tasted are among the finest wine values one could hope to find. Moreover, there are 50,000 cases of each, no easy feat given the grapes Phinney has accessed and the quality he has turned out. As of now, Dave Phinney might be my “value winemaker of the year” candidate. P.S. It’s too expensive for this report, but I am including it as an hommage to what Dave Phinney has achieved. If there are better wines for under $20 a bottle in the world today, please share that information with The Wine Advocate. These are all remarkable efforts. Kudos to Dave Phinney!"

Winemakers Notes - "An alluring cast of blooming crimson and deep red shades are immediately present in the glass. Complimenting the appearance is an impressive intensity on the nose with elevated dark cherry and exotic spice notes. The entry is rich with youthful berry compote, floral, and plum flavors, complimented with bright acidity. The finish is expansive and pleasing with a persistent mocha tinge and silky tannins. A blend of Grenache/Garnacha, Tempranillo, Monastrell, and Carignan/Carinena." 14.5% ABV.

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Size750 ML Standard
Rating93 Points
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Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

exceptional everyday drinking wine
E is probably one of the best blends i have tasted for the price point of the bottle. We have tasted the individual components of E including tempranillo, garnacha, etc and clearly the comvo is much better than the individual members of the blend.
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Review by Bugmedfly / (Posted on 7/31/2015)
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Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

exceptional everyday drinking wine
E is probably one of the best blends i have tasted for the price point of the bottle. We have tasted the individual components of E including tempranillo, garnacha, etc and clearly the comvo is much better than the individual members of the blend.
Complexity
Smoothness
Body
Drink-ability
Concentration
Balance
Taste
Price
Review by Bugmedfly / (Posted on 7/31/2015)

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