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2017 McPrice Myers US Red Blend "High on the Hog"

McPrice Myers 2017 High on the Hog

Winery: McPrice Myers

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "High on the Hog"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 40% Syrah, 30% Grenache, 22% Mourvedre, 6% Petite Sirah & 2% Viognier

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Central Coast

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 2,477

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: June 8, 2020

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored blend from McPrice Myers is a very good value wine. It opens with a fragrant spiced red plum and raspberry bouquet with hints of graphite and violets. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied, balanced and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a red raspberry and light dark cherry blend with notes of oolong tea and 70% cocoa dark chocolate. I also detected hints of oak and blueberry at the very end. The finish is rather dry and its moderate grippy tannins stick around for quite a while. This wine would pair well with a juicy mushroom and bacon burger off the grill or smoked brisket with barbecue sauce. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Aromas of smoky plum, mocha, licorice, and black raspberries. On the palate, Rainier cherry, boysenberry, dark chocolate, brown spice, lush tannins and a long, supple finish.

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