Beautifully aromatic with gorgeous concentration of sweet red and black fruit w/ hints of flowers and spice. The quality is undeniable, and compared to many of the high-end Pinot Noirs from Santa Barbara, at half the price. Pair with grilled salmon, roast duck or skillet chicken.
Scar of the Sea is the project of Mikey Giugni and Mike Brughelli, two friends who love wine, beaches and the ocean. Together, they craft wines from vineyards that are influenced by the sea, with maritime soils and climates. Fruit is sourced from environmentally conscientious growers at top-quality vineyard sites. Their wines are made with minimal input and reflect the site where they are grown.
97 POINTS, Jeb Dunnuck. "A wine that’s going to rival or surpass the 2015, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée shows the quality of this awesome vintage with its deep, powerful, concentrated style. I find a certain 2010-like purity in this...
95 POINTS, Wine Spectator. "A dark style, offering a mix of plum, black currant and black cherry notes, infused with black tea, fruitcake and anise accents. Solidly built, vibrant and energetic from start to finish, this carries copious fruit easily...
Beautifully complex with wonderful depth of fruit and woody spice. Classic Bordeaux with dusty earth and freshness. We love the cocoa and cedar this wine brings to the table. A perfect complement to your next dinner party.