Denner Vineyards Dirt Worshipper 2016

Denner Vineyards Dirt Worshipper 2016
$69.99
$66.49

SKU 2777

750ml

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96
v
95
Aroma: The nose is pure Syrah, singing with notes of white pepper, violets, olive tapenade, crushed blackberries and smoked brisket. Flavor: The palate is incredibly suspenseful until, at last, it explodes with a burly burst of blueberries, cooling menthol, and espresso - yet it finishes with a seamless stream of elegant tannins, leaving you practically begging for another sip.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region California, Central Coast, Paso Robles
Brand Denner Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • ws96

Wine SpectatorImpressively combines concentrated and bold fruit with a polished, refined structure, offering spirited black plum, licorice and smoked pepper flavors, accented by crushed stone and fresh earth details. The tannins are broad but harmonious. Syrah, Roussanne and Viognier. Drink now through 2027. 1,123 cases made. From California.

Tim Fish
  • v95

Vinous Inky purple. An expansive, impressively complex bouquet evokes cherry compote, dark berry liqueur, incense, olive paste and candied flowers, along with a smoky mineral nuance that builds steadily in the background. Shows outstanding depth as well as energy to the black and blue fruit, violet pastille and spicecake flavors, which gain sweetness with aeration. Closes on a powerful blue fruit note, with rounded, polished tannins and an emphatic jolt of spiciness.

Josh Raynolds, September 2018