Cruse Wine Co., Evangelho Vineyard Carignan, Contra Costa
Organic

Cruse Wine Co., Evangelho Vineyard Carignan, Contra Costa - 2018

Item # 42095 750mL
$39.99/ Single Bottle
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$479.88 $431.89/ Case of 12
Color
Red
Vintage
Country
USA
Region
Producer
Grape Variety

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

The vineyard sits in deep beach sand near the mouth of the California Delta in Contra Costa County. Planted over 100 years ago and currently farmed by the team at Bedrock, these ancient vines still produce lovely, concentrated fruit.


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California

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Carignan

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