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Justin Isoceles 2010Justin Isoceles 2010
rws24297$60.41
Size: 750ml.
Country: USA
Region: California
Sub-Region: Paso Robles

WA 91


The highest expression of their winemaking abilities. Their iconic Bordeaux blend was always the dream concept of Justin and Deborah Baldwin, in the model of the great Bordeaux left-bank wines of Pauillac and Margaux. Over 20 years of experience have helped guide us to great vineyards and low yields, and to spare no expense on production equipment and French barrels, to make the finest wine of Paso Robles. Yet every vintage provides new challenges, and new attempts to drive excellence in a cellarable but immediately delicious blend of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, and merlot.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Deep ruby core Aroma: Gorgeous ripe raspberry and currant with soft oak notes of vanilla. A touch of roast coffee adds to the dazzling range of aromas

Palate: Layers of clean, direct fruit show themselves varyingly with each sip as intensifying flavors of blackcurrant and brown spice

Reviews:

"Far more showy was a barrel sample of the 2008 Isosceles Reserve, composed of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, and the rest Petit Verdot. It exhibits sweeter tannins along with dense black fruits intermixed with charcoal, creme de cassis, roasted herbs, and spice box. It is a big, thick, juicy, nearly over-the-top wine with impressive balance." -Rated 91, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate