Estancia Duo 1996

Red Blends from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 13597

Winemaker's Notes

Appearance: Dark ruby

Aromas: Perfumey aromas of violets and rich, dark fruits intermingled with notes of toasty spicy oak.

Flavors: Intriguing black fruit and dried fruit flavors with a layer of toasty, spicy oak and a hint of tea. Supple and well-balanced with excellent structure.

Comments: The dominant grape of Chianti, Sangiovese was one of the first varieties planted in the Alexander Valley by the Italian farmers who settled the area more than 100 years ago. The immigrants recognized that the Alexander Valley shares many of the same climatic and soil conditions as Italys Tuscany region.

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Estancia, based in Monterey, was founded in 1986. The name Estancia is roughly translated from the Spanish word for estate, and emphasizes our conviction that the world's best wines capture the essence of their place of origin. At Estancia we control the process from the start-from the trials in our experimental vineyard blocks, to planting, harvesting, fermenting and aging the...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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