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ONWARD Carignane  "Hawkeye Ranch" Redwood Valley  Mendocino 2015

Retail Price: $30

Value Rating: 3

Wine Factor: 1
Date Posted: May 6, 2020
Cases Produced: 190

Scores & Value Ratings Explained

DDWA Score: 90

Very Good Value

Made from 80+ year old, dry-farmed, certified organic vines in Mendocino’s Redwood Valley. Deep, very ripe blackberry and raspberry fruit flavors along with classic old vine Carignane sensations of cracked black peppercorns, herbs de Provence, lavender and cocoa powder. While the flavors are many, it comes at you in a straightforward, uncomplicated way. It’s a mouthful of rich, vinous fun. What more can you ask?

Onward and Farmstrong Wines is the creation and passion of winemaker Faith Armstrong Foster. I very much like her vineyard-driven winemaking and affinity for the esoteric while not being too much “out there.” Oh yeah, and the wines are very good too. We need more wineries like Onward and they are important to support! Read all of my Onward and Farmstrong wine reviews HERE. 

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