Posts Tagged Contra Costa County

2008 Artezin Carignan, Evangelho Vineyard, Contra Costa County

The key to making good Carignan is to restrict the output of its persistently vigorous vines. That’s the approach taken at Evangelho Vineyard, where the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers meet in California’s Contra Costa County. (It doesn’t... Read more

1995 Cline Cotes d’Oakley, Contra Costa County

A blend of Rhone varietals from a Sonoma County winery specializing in the genre. Surprisingly full bodied, with in-your-face berry flavors. The grapes come from out-of-county, but they’re blended and aged to perfection at the winery. Great with... Read more