Syrah/carignan, Drinking Now 2020
The fourth vintage of the Folk Machine’s red wine blend continues to fit into their ideas and hopes of what a California bistro wine can and should be. Light on it’s feet, great with food, fun and easy to drink, and affordable.
Parts & Labor is a selection of older Calfornia vineyards and varieties from sometimes obsure and off the beaten path areas. This time it is a blend of 44% Syrah from the Biodynamically farmed Vecino Vineyard in Potter Valley, 30% Carignane from 100 year old Organically farmed vines planted in Redwood Valley, 12% Grenache from Cedar Lane in Arroyo Seco, 10% Barbera from Fox Hill in mendocino.
Bottle 75cl £9.18
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Bottle 75cl £19.58
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Bottle 75cl £16.68
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