Spangler Vineyards 2010 Claret
Vineyard: Six Umpqua Valley vineyards
Winemaker: Pat Spangler
Recognition: Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival Best of Show
Pars with: Grilled beef and lamb, roasted root vegetables, vegetable lasagna.
Tasting notes: This blend of merlot, malbec, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc is an elegantly styled wine, with aromas of ripe cherry, red currant and a hint of mocha, followed by flavors of red cherry, spicy licorice, touches of fined grained oak, and just a hint of black olive.
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