Tuck Beckstoffer 2011 Melée – Wine of the Week Review
Posted By Barnaby Hughes On December 2, 2013 @ 11:47 am In Wine, Spirits, Beer & More | No Comments
Varietals: 95 percent Grenache & 5 percent Syrah
Production: 2,200 cases
Alcohol: 14.5 percent
Tasting Notes: The son of renowned wine grower Andy Beckstoffer, who owns and farms some of the finest vineyards in Napa Valley, Tuck Beckstoffer has distinguished himself as a winemaker. His eponymous winery produces a variety of wines under five different labels: 75, Hogwash, Mockingbird, Semper and Melée. The 2011 Melée is a rich and expansive Rhône-style Grenache. It features luscious flavors of boysenberry, strawberry and plum with herbal notes and velvety tannins.
Food Pairings: Turkey, ham, pork, sweet potatoes
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