Ghost Pines 2009 California Red Wine, $12.60-$18.00 (bought at Hannaford's super market in Londonderry), 88 points, is deep, but crystal clear ruby red, with a transparent rim.
The aroma is a great blend of coffee, cooking spice, and sweet red cherry.
Good acidity and fair tannin carry well the medium-plus body's sweet red cherry, licorice, and blackberry, but maybe just a bit too jammy for me.
The fair finish is the overall palate flavors with some spice.
Having such quality in this wine, and at a remarkable price, makes this a good choice as a red table wine, and a great choice if you're having guests over for Halloween.
Paired well with mash potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, and a porter house steak.
Varietals are: 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Petite Sirah, 22% Zinfandel, 10% Merlot, 6% Syrah, with 14.5% alcohol.
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