Posts Tagged Concannon

2009 Concannon Conservancy Merlot, Livermore Valley

Translucent dusty ruby color. Moderate aromas of baking spices and red berry fruit. Medium-bodied, with dusty tannins. Enjoy with lighter fare or burgers on the grill. MSRP: $18 (October 2012) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2008 Concannon Conservancy Petite Sirah, Livermore Valley

Concannon was the first California winery to bottle a varietal Petite Sirah, and has been crafting full-bodied, lip-smacking versions for decades. Opaque purple/black color. The warm, inviting nose is full of fleshy black cherry and dark berries,... Read more

2010 Concannon Conservancy ‘Crimson and Clover,’ Livermore Valley

This is a proprietary red blend that pays homage to James Concannon, the third-generation owner/winemaker. Nearly opaque crimson color. The nose shows high-toned wood scents of vanilla, menthol and eucalyptus, followed by ample dark, fleshy fruit.... Read more

2010 Concannon ‘Conservancy’ Chardonnay, Livermore Valley

Bright straw color. Initial scents of popcorn butter and baking spices lead to sweet, buttered pear, stone fruit and tropical fruit. The best part is the lip-smacking finish that lingers. MSRP: $18 (October 2012) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2009 Concannon ‘Crimson & Clover,’ Livermore Valley

The Concannon name is synonymous with Petite Sirah, and that variety comprises half of this blend, which also includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Zinfandel. There’s a hint of butterscotch in the nose, leading to intense flavors of blackberry... Read more