2013 Skinner Vineyards Smithereen RedBlend from United States
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"Scottish gold miner James Skinner, found ed the J. Skinner Native Wine and Brady in 1861 in Rescue, CA. He was one of the pioneers in El Dorado County as well as one ...
"Scottish gold miner James Skinner, found
Native Wine and
Brady in 1861 in Rescue, CA. He was one of the pioneers in El Dorado County
as well as one of the first and most successful
early wineries and distilleries
the history of California.
In 2006, Mike & Ca rey Skinner and their 3 children bought property a mile or so from the original Skinner Winery and started developing their dream of resurrecting the family his t ory and creating a path for Family lineage and history . They immediately brought winemaker Chris Pittenger, formerly with Williams Selyem and Marcassin in Sonoma, on board the same year. They worked closely with Ch ris in planning the new Skinner Vineyards and Winery operation, creating a winemaking program that aims to honor their family history." -Winery
|Varietal(s)||Grenache / Garnacha, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut, Syrah / Shiraz, Counoise|
|Features||Organic and Biodynamic|
|Taste||black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, violet, oak, smoke, toast, vanilla, currant, blueberry and strawberry|
|Nose||vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, thyme, clove, cinnamon, black pepper, mint, spice box and cedar|