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Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend

Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend

Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend

Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend

The Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend is a captivating expression from Paso Robles, California, showcasing a refined balance and a commitment to excellence that this region is renowned for. Known for producing robust red wines, Paso Robles provides the ideal conditions for the grape varieties that make up this distinguished blend, resulting in a wine that captures the essence of the terroir.

This wine is crafted with a meticulous approach that reflects the winery’s dedication to quality and uniqueness. By carefully selecting the best grapes and employing precise aging techniques, the Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend achieves a complexity and depth that are both sophisticated and approachable. This blend, predominantly consisting of Cabernet Sauvignon, with Cabernet Franc and Merlot rounding it out, is a testament to the skill and passion that Justin Vineyards invests in each bottle.

Tasting Notes:

On the Nose: The bouquet offers an alluring mix of cherry and black currant, enriched with leather and the warming aromas of cedar, oak, and vanilla—a symphony of scents that promises depth and richness.

On the Palate: Each sip reveals a harmonious blend of cherry and mixed red berries, complemented by the earthy notes of cedar and leather. Subtle hints of spice linger on the finish, adding complexity and a pleasing warmth.

Pairing Suggestions:

This Red Blend excels alongside hearty dishes. It pairs exceptionally well with grilled steaks, red meats, lamb, and venison. The wine’s robust profile also complements hard cheeses, making it a versatile choice for a variety of culinary contexts—from a simple cheese platter to an elaborate meat-centric feast.

Closing Notes:

As a favorite of mine, the Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend is a staple in my collection, a key reason I’m a member of the wine club. It consistently delivers a wonderful experience, beautifully accompanying the types of food I love. Its reliability and quality make it a go-to choice for both special occasions and casual evenings alike, always enhancing the meal and overall ambiance.

Structure Breakdown: Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend

  • Acidity: Medium
  • Body: Full
  • Tannins: Medium
  • Varietal Composition: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot
  • Region: Paso Robles, California
  • Pairing: Recommended with grilled steaks, red meats, lamb, venison, and hard cheeses
  • ABV: 15%

Vino – Rater Score: 94

This review highlights The Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend’s rich flavors, structural harmony, and the unique winery experience, ensuring it is recognized as a distinguished and enjoyable choice among red blends. It embodies the artisanal spirit of Paso Robles winemaking, making it a must-try for enthusiasts seeking a quintessential example of what this region has to offer.

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Overall Rating

4.0
4.0 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)

 

MEMORABLE 
95 – 100 Points: Memorable and world-class, these wines leave you in awe from the very first sip.

OUTSTANDING
90-94 Points: Outstanding and enticing, these wines invite you to savor every glass.

EXCELLENT BUT…
85-89 points: Wines that are good but missing something.

AVERAGE
80-84 points: Average wines that leave room for improvement in today’s competitive market.

BELOW AVERAGE
75-79: Life’s too short

Vino - Rater score of 94

April 14, 2024

As a favorite of mine, the Justin 2020 Isosceles Red Blend is a staple in my collection, a key reason I’m a member of the wine club. It consistently delivers a wonderful experience, beautifully accompanying the types of food I love.

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