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Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo
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  Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo
Item Number:28 20 288 40
Regular Price:$18.95
Sale Price:$14.95 - 21% off!
Discounted Case Price:$161.40 - 10% off!
($13.45 per bottle)
Total Savings: 29%
Availability: IN STOCK 
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Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo
Rotta is an historic winery in Paso Robles. It's one of the first, established in 1908 but the founder actually built a winery there in Templeton in 1856. The gap in the Santa Maria Mountains that allows ocean breezes inland is why Templeton is such an ideal micro-climate for grape growing. Driving down the road the old vine vineyards just flow one into the other and just past Turley Vineyards on the left, Rotta's barn-like winery building appears. The hills around and behind the building are all full of thick-trucked old vines. This wine is one that the new owners of the winery came up with after they harvested 2012 and realized they had big quantities of fruit. In the cellars were already aging, barrels of wine from 2011 and 2010. So the decision was made to produce a blend of all of these. It consists of Zinfandel, Alicante, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Franc and perhaps dash of one or two others. The wine shows a delightfully complex nose of black cherry, plum, ginger snap, aged tobacco, licorice and cocoa. on the palate it's beautifully dry with supple tannins and bold flavors. Again there's black cherry, plums, brown spice, tobacco and dark chocolate. A perfect match for anything off the grill as well as your favorite well-spiced dished or perhaps even a fine cigar. Rotta Red is good expression of this unique terroir and a super value. Don't miss it!

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Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo
 
3.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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          • Pairs Well With:
          • Beef (3)

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        2.0

        SHARP AND A LITTLE VINEGARY

        By VICEROY

        from MIDCOAST MAINE

        About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

        Pros

          Cons

          • Harsh
          • Short Finish

          Best Uses

            Comments about Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo:

            HAVE TRIED 3 BOTTLES AND ALL ARE SHARP AND A LITTLE VINEGARY

             
            3.0

            Nice everyday wine

            By Tmint

            from Santa Fe, NM

            About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balanced
            • Clean
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Afternoon
              • Everyday

              Comments about Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo:

              Use in casual situations.

              • Pairs Well With:
              • Beef, Pizza and Pasta, Poultry
               
              5.0

              Big Blend

              By Strumerika

              from Mount Kisco, NY

              About Me Connoisseur

              Staff Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Entertaining

                  Comments about Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo:

                  This is a really wow-worthy red blend that's hard to put down. Big aromas, smooth on the palate and just delightful from start to finish. Don't let the NV scare you away, they took only the best for Rotta Red Blend!

                  • Pairs Well With:
                  • Beef
                   
                  4.0

                  Your House Red For the Summer BBQ Season

                  By Westchester Wine Guy

                  from Wine Express

                  About Me Connoisseur

                  Staff Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Balanced
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertaining
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Rotta, Red Blend, San Luis Obispo:

                    Jam packed with berry goodness, this is a pleasure to drink from start to finish. Don't let the NV scare you, it's mostly 12 juice and the past vintages adds some lovely balance and integrated oak nuances. Dark berry, dark choclate, black pepper and annisette are there on the nose and palate. Lush fruit and firm tannins give this a great mouthfeel and finish. Stock up for the summer grillin' season!

                    • Pairs Well With:
                    • Beef, Game

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