$20 (retail) Wine Club pricing reflected in receipt
This is the first wine we have featured from Adelaida, of which, End Post is a second label. The winery is incredibly prolific, with 19 wines on its “current release” list, plus nine “estate label” wines another secondary label: Recess Red.
“End Post” is a reference to the anchoring post of a vine trellising system. The winery has a little ditty to describe the term: “End Post defines the wine. End Post anchors the vine. End Post, it’s more than a sign.”
Adelaida Cellars’ family-owned vineyards include seven distinct properties totaling 168 acres in the craggy, mountainous terrain of Paso Robles’ Adelaida District. The estate is planted in 24 varieties with an emphasis on Rhônes, old vine pinot noir, dry-farmed zinfandel and mountain-style cabernet sauvignon.
Winery Tasting Notes: For a very modestly priced cab, this entry from Paso has excellent winemaking stats. . .particularly impressive is the wine was aged for 18 months in 100% French oak. “Aromas: cassis syrup, violets, Christmas fruitcake, milk chocolate; flavors: black current and mulberry compote, mocha, cinnamon toast, vanilla.”
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