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Marietta Christo 2021 750ml
SKU: 33441

Marietta Christo 2021

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750ml
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Category Red Blend
Varietals
Origin California, North Coast, Mendocino
Brand Marietta
Alcohol/vol 14.9%
This dark saucy number is redolent with licorice, slate, and molasses. Brighter notes of honey and lavender lift the nose while added complexity comes in with warm spice and pepper. The mouth is deep, full, and smooth, with a touch of chalk in addition to the broadly scaffolded tannins. A surprising amount of fresh acid leads juicy blackberry across the mouth and focuses the heft of this wine to perfectly balance between joyful exuberance and brooding intensity.
Wine Advocate
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The 2021 Christo is a blend of 68% Syrah, 20% Grenache, 8% Petite Sirah and 4% Viognier. The nose features fresh blackcurrant and blueberry aromas with tones of cast iron, violet, sagebrush and conifer. The full-bodied palate is chalky and refreshing with restrained, mineral-driven fruit and a long, perfumed finish. Give it 2-3 years in bottle or a couple hours in a decanter.

Erin Brooks, October 19, 2023
Wine Enthusiast
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This full-bodied, robust red blend is a mix of Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah and a splash of Viognier. Find layered aromas and flavors of blackberry, black cherry, chocolate, crushed violets, nutmeg and a meaty umami for an appetizing mouthful.

Stacy Briscoe, December 31, 2023