Posts Tagged Vina Robles

2012 Vina Robles ‘Estate’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles

High-toned dill, tobacco leaf, black cherry, currant, white pepper, some minerality and earthy milk chocolate comprise the aroma and flavor spectrum of this wine. The cuvee includes healthy dollops of Petit Verdot (12%) and a variety rarely seen in... Read more

2012 Vina Robles ‘Red4,’ Paso Robles

This GSM comes with a P.S. Translation: This is a Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre blend that also includes Petite Sirah. More accurately, this is a Petite Sirah (50%) that includes smaller portions of Grenache (20%), Syrah (20%) and Mourvedre (10%).... Read more

2012 Vina Robles Viognier, Huerhuero Vineyard, Paso Robles

Brilliant straw color with glints of bronze. The alluring nose shows banana, honeysuckle, fleshy tropical fruits, peach, apricot and a hint of tangerine. The wine is creamy in the mouth, with peaches ’n’ cream flavors that carry through and... Read more

2012 Vina Robles ‘Roseum,’ Huerhuero Vineyard, Paso Robles

Brilliant transparent neon coral color. Initial aromas of banana essence and apple peel lead to a deeper scent of just-ripe strawberry and a sharp note of pomegranate. The fresh red fruits explode across the palate, with a crisp acidity that leaves... Read more

2009 Vina Robles RED4, Paso Robles

This is a proprietary red blend of 42% Petite Sirah, 28% Grenache, 22% Syrah, and 8% Mourvedre (as in the power of 4), all from Huerhuero Vineyard. Nearly opaque purple color. In the nose, forward wood scents of menthol, vanilla and clove lead to... Read more

2011 Vina Robles ‘Roseum,’ Huerhuero Vineyard, Paso Robles

Brilliant dark salmon color. This is a bone-dry rosé made with classic Rhone grape varietals (54% Mourvedre, 34% Grenache and 7% Syrah) grown on the Vina Robles estate. Think Taval, but with more fruit. Aromas of flint, earth and a whiff of rose... Read more

Vina Robles Is Bringing New Music Venue to California’s Central Coast

By Bob Johnson There is no shortage of music venues in California’s Central Coast wine region. Here are just two of the estates that offer great sounds in addition to great wines... • D’Anbino Vineyards and Cellars, Paso... Read more

August 28: Doing It Right at Vina Robles

By Glen Frederiksen Over the past two decades, the wine industry in Paso Robles has gradually been building a reputation for quality wines at prices considerably below those coming from the more famous California regions of Napa and... Read more

2008 Vina Robles ‘Fore’ Petite Sirah, Paso Robles

The Jardine Vineyard, the source of the grapes in this bottling, is right next to a golf course, and errant balls frequently are found among the vines. Now you know how this wine got its proprietary name. But no matter what you call it, this is... Read more

2008 Vina Robles Petite Sirah, Creston Valley Vineyards, Paso Robles

A dense, glass-staining black color. Roasted meat notes lead to a solid core of black fruits. The wine is smooth in the mouth, with a creamy/chalky finish. More monolithic than its brother Petite Sirahs, but a solid bottling that would outshine most... Read more