2013 Jonata Todos Red BlendBlend from United States
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"More open and red in its profile than the dark and brooding Sangre. Constantly changing nose of strawberries, raspberry, pastis, sage, tobacco and grilled meat. Massive scoop ...
- 94 Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
94 Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Lastly, the entry level 2013 Todos Proprietary Red Wine is a smokin’ wine that’s made from 78% Syrah, 15% Sangiovese, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Viognier, 1% Cabernet Franc, 1% Petit Verdot and 1% Merlot. Full-bodied, supple, elegant and concentrated, with impeccable balance, it offers lots of purple fruit characteristics, spice, dried flowers and underbrush aromas and flavors. It’s one of the more approachable wines in the lineup, yet it will evolve for a decade or more on its purity and balance.
This Ballard Canyon estate pulls from estate vineyards, and the wines are made by Matt Dees, who's unquestionably one of the most talented winemakers in the central coast. The 2013s are all gorgeous wines that shows the more structured, age-worthy side to the vintage (which is the MO at this estate) and will benefit from short term cellaring. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to taste any 2014s, but I'll do my best to review these as soon as they're in bottle."
"More open and red in its profile than the dark and brooding Sangre. Constantly changing nose of strawberries, raspberry, pastis, sage, tobacco and grilled meat. Massive scoop of sweet red fruit/sweet cream on palate that quickly moves to savory cured meat notes. Remains fresh and charming and moves seamlessly to the chalky and coating tannins that emerge on the mineral-driven finish. Notes of Mexican chocolate. Tremendous life ahead." -Winery
94 - Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Syrah / Shiraz, Sangiovese, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Cabernet Franc|
|Taste||currant, blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, red fruit, raspberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, honey, orange, mango, kiwi, tangerine, tobacco, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, lead, cedar, molasses, dark fruit, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar|
|Nose||spice box, cedar, dark fruit, asparagus, green pepper, red fruit, currant, blackberry, cherry, cigar box, orange blossom, acacia, violet, anise, mint, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, mocha, leather, vanilla, rose, truffle, earth and coffee|