POST & Vine “Old Vine Field Blend” 2014
“Old Vine Field Blend”
Mendocino 2014

POST & Vine “Old Vine Field Blend” 2014

“Old Vine Field Blend”
Mendocino 2014
Post & Vine Old Vine Field Blend
Retail Price: $32
DDWA Score: 91
Value Rating: 4.3
Great Value
Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: June 25, 2018
Where to Buy:
Post & Vine Winery

The Post & Vine Old Vine Field Blend is equal parts Petite Sirah, Carignane and Grenache from 60+ year old vines in Redwood Valley, eastern Mendocino County (warm!). This is a special red wine that combines ripe berry fruits, healthy acidity, dried spice and exotic flower smells and flavors. The brambly berry, spicy, bold flavors would make you think this is a Zin, or partly Zin, but there’s none (unless a little Zin is hiding in the field blend, which is possible). Modest tannins, well structured, light on the oak. I love drinking this wine, especially with grilled white and lean red meats (like beef tenderloin). This is vastly under-priced!

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Post & Vine Owners/Winemakers Rebekah Wineburg and Erica Kinkaid both have “day jobs” making super-high end (and pricey) Napa Valley Cabernets and such. Post & Vine is their passion-project. This is a “Field Blend,” meaning all three grapes (Petite Sirah, Carignane and Grenache) grow together, are harvested together, and mixed together to ferment. Old school winemaking in the hands of new-school talented winemaking.

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