Dark and brooding yet silky and smooth. This is an intense, powerful Syrah-based wine that expresses violet, tar, and rich earth. The touch of Petite Sirah brings a dimension of chewy bitter chocolate, while the Grenache keeps the wine bright and juicy. Full-bodied and full of fruit.
92 POINTS, Jeb Dunnuck. "The 2015 Christo is a blend of 64% Syrah, 23% Grenache, 7% Petite Sirah, and 6% Viognier. Beautiful blackberry fruit, peppery herbs, underbrush, and a hint of olive all give way to a medium to full-bodied, plump, textured beauty that shines for its charm, texture, and pleasure-bent style."
This Columbia Valley gem is composed of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Syrah. Made by Walla Walla star Charles Smith and Charles Bieler, who is a globetrotting winemaker and producing wine in the US, France and Spain. The wine is...
Deep, dark, lush, cherry chocolate fruit. Ripe and round with a touch of spice. Still manages to stay fresh and vibrant with all the richness. Yum.
What great character and depth, for an "entry level" wine. D'Arenberg is consistently solid, top to bottom. Rich fruit and spice in a fun, easy drinking styled wine with nice balance and acidity.