2013 Bodo’s Blend, Pinotage, Lodi

A special blend of 80% 2013 Pinotage (Karma Vineyard)  and 20% 2013 Petite Sirah (Amorosa Vineyard). 

A satisfying marriage of Pinotage and Petite Sirah, this wine greets you with aromas of smoky Damson plums, dark licorice, gunpowder, flint and dark chocolate truffles. Smooth of body and amply-textured, it reveals flavors of plum tart, coffee-laced toffee, salted ganache, savory toasted walnuts, grilled poblano peppers, cigar and pipe tobacco. The long finish is well-endowed with moderately toothy tannins that feel like corduroy. 

Pair this with a meatloaf of lamb and veal with browned pine nuts and golden raisins, topped with a chipotle catsup, or a turkey mole poblano.

Currently Available to Bodo’s Blend Wine Club Members ONLY!
3 & 6 Bottle Club Price: $45 per 750ml bottle

Regular Price: $50 per 750ml bottle


Case Production: 187 cases
Type of Oak: 60% in American Radoux Oak (40% new), 40% Neutral French Mercier Oak
Time in Oak: 23 Months
Alcohol: 13.0% by Volume

 


Awards
 

DOUBLE GOLD, BEST OF REGION (Lodi), BEST OF CLASS OF REGION (Other Reds) (98 points) — 2016 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition

GOLD & CHAIRMAN’S AWARD — 2016 Orange County Wine Society Commercial Wine Competition

GOLD (92 points) — 2016 Sommelier Challenge

 

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