Brassfield “Eruption” Red Wine 2012 (California)

Online Price: $19.99 6+ Bottle Price: $15.99

Winery Tasting Notes: Syrah, Malbec, Mourvèdre, Petite Sirah "The 2012 Eruption is rich and intense. The wine has aromas of fresh blueberries, toasted brioche, black cherries, and mocha, giving way to flavors that are jammy, ripe and unctuous. The palate explodes with blackberries, dark currants, and clove while it layers supple and round coating tannins, making the wine both hedonistic while simultaneously elegant. The texture of this wine is perhaps its most distinguishing trait - mouth-coating with an endless finish. Be certain to have a second bottle on hand, the first won't last very long. Assuming you have to pair this wine with food, it will enhance bbq pork spareribs, filet mignon or Penne alla Amatriciana with fresh tomatoes, capers, onions, pancetta and pecorino cheese."