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2016 Three Wine US Red Blend "Old Vine Field Blend"

Three Wine 2016 Old Vine Field Blend

Winery: Three Wine

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Old Vine Field Blend"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 43% Carignane, 23% Mataro, 22% Zinfandel, 7% Petite Sirah, 4% Alicante Bouschet, & 1% Black Malvoisie

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Contra Costa County

State or country: CA

Price: $22

Cases produced: 1,987

KWG Score: 91 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: December 24, 2019

Wine Review: This dark red colored kitchen sink blend from Three Wine Company is very nice and a terrific value. It opens with a blackberry, oak and black olive bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and fruit forward. The flavor profile is a tasty red plum with notes of craisin and red currant. I also detected a hint of Chinese five spice and cinnamon towards the end. This finish is dry and fades away nicely. This wine is sure to be a crowd pleaser. I would pair it with a turkey dinner with cranberry and stuffing. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Each of these varietals contribute to the deep purple/black color and piercing, high-toned aromas of boysenberry, violets and dark plum. Massive on the attack, showing off all of its 100+-year-old-vine pedigree. Packed with crushed black fruits and black cherry liqueur, the finish remains firm and vibrant. Drink now (hard not to) or lay down for up to a decade. As with all these ancient-vine reds, oxygen is its friend.

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