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Joel Gott 2011 Alakai

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Joel Gott 2011 Alakai pairs well with meaty, smoked or salted fish


Joel Gott 2011 Alakai

Making quality wine at affordable prices is the reason that Joel Gott went into the business. Each of his wines can be purchased for less than $20. The 2011 Alakai is a Rhône-style blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Carignane sourced from California's Knights Valley and Monterey AVAs. A medium- to full-bodied wine, it features spicy red fruit flavors and soft tannins. Pair it with meaty, smoked or salted fish.

Rating: 13.5/20
Price: $15

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