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Sean P. Sullivan

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Mescolanza di Rosso Riserva is Yellow Hawk Cellar's reserve wine (Note: In the most recent vintage, the wine has been rebranded as "Solstice"). It is offered for a very reasonable $23, although it has recently been available at some Seattle area wine stores, such as West Seattle Cellars, for less. The wine has an exceptional nose. Like all of Yellow Hawk’s wines, it is made to be consumed with food.







Yellow Hawk Cellar Mescolanza di Rosso Riserva Columbia Valley 2003

A complex, vibrant nose with cranberry, earth, herb, and floral notes. The nose continuously evolves as the wine opens up with black licorice coming through late. On the taste, the wine is tart and pleasing with just a bit of a hole in the middle. This becomes less apparent as the wine opens up. Overall, a very good effort. 45% Sangiovese; 33% Syrah; 22% Cabernet. 13.1% alcohol. Recommended.


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