Fingers Crossed Grenache 2020 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Fingers Crossed Grenache 2020 750ml
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Fingers Crossed Grenache 2020

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750ml
$299.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Origin California
Brand Fingers Crossed
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Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd98

The 2020 Grenache Head Held High brings slightly more richness and depth compared to the 2021 (at least at this stage) and is loaded with red and black fruits, peppery herbs, flowers, sandalwood, and spicy nuances. It does everything right, and it’s full-bodied, concentrated, has remarkable purity, and fine-grained tannins. This sensational Grenache is one of the finest expressions of the variety I've tasted from California. It will evolve for 10-15 years.

Wine Advocate
  • wa96

From the Bien Nacido and Sanford & Benedict Vineyards in Santa Barbara County, the 2020 Grenache Head Held High is blended with 10% Mourvèdre, 9% Syrah and 4% white wine. It was vinified using 51% whole clusters, matured for 20 months in 25% new French oak and bottled in July of 2022. Medium to deep ruby-purple in the glass, it explodes with generous scents of blueberry, wild blackberry, tar, bergamot and lavender, continuing to blossom with notes of forest and fennel seed as it airs in the glass. The full-bodied palate balances graphite-laced fruit, seamless acidity and abundant, powdery tannins, and it has a long, ethereal finish with latent spicy accents, suggesting it will reward those patient enough to give it several more years to unfold in bottle. The Head Held High Grenache will be sold as part of a six-bottle set that will include two bottles each of white wine, Syrah and Grenache for $684. Only 310 cases were made.

The Wine Independent
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The 2020 Grenache Head Held High comes from Bien Nacido and Sanford & Benedict Vineyards. It is a blend of 77% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre, 9% Syrah, and 4% white wine, which is the 2020 White blend of Chardonnay, Roussanne Marsanne. The Grenache included 51% whole cluster. It was aged for 20 months in French oak barrels, 25% new, and bottled in July 2022.

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