2019 Evangelho Vineyard Red Wine Blend – Contra Costa County
They say old vines make the best wine. The Evangelho Vineyard exemplifies an old vine vineyard in ways few can — showcasing 140-year-old vines that defy all odds to produce some of the state's best Carignane and Mataro.
This vintage evokes an old-world, European-style blend. Characteristics of earthiness, gravel, and dust harken back to the roots of this wine, allowing the qualities of this magical vineyard to really shine. The balanced convergence of Mataro and Carignane offers up a delicate flavor profile with raspberry and blackberry undertones and a hint of well-integrated tannins. Finishing with a punch of acidity and a slight tartness, this wine is unique and complex.