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Desparada Wines

Desparada Wines It is no accident that Desparada came into being in the Central Coast. Here my hand isn’t forced into any particular style, I’m free to play, to discover and push toward new horizons. I’m an explorer by nature, I can’t escape that, and my wines are the milestones in my journey. Working in a place so young, there is an unavoidable temptation to use the guideposts left by regions like Pauillac, Chateauneuf or Montalcino. This is a place as singular as those, but we’re still plotting our trail, and I would hate to lose the lure of the unknown by relying on old maps. That’s why the wines of Desparada are guided more by spirit than style. Each wine stands for a particular vision, and in each vintage I use new knowledge, varietals and vineyards to bring that vision into sharper focus. I am a stranger in this wild and strange land, chasing something far-off and faint, but am sure-footed and ready for the chase.


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  Lodi, Tempranillo
This interpretation of the king of Spanish wines dares to break from tradition by capturing the upfront fruitiness of the variety and presenting it to the pallet with a smooth velvety texture that adds to its pleasant finish.
  Paso Robles, Tempranillo
Deep in color and complexity, a variety of dark fruits and berries highlight the nose of this robust wine. Subtle nots of oak and spice add a luxurious pallet that lingers to a plesant finish.
Touriga Nacional is one of the main grape varieties used in the production of Port wines. Its use as a table wine is just now making it to the mainstream. This example makes a bold statement by exhibiting fruit, floral and spicy aromas at the same time while possessing plenty of body and balance that lead to a smooth and lingering finish.
Crisp acidity highlighted by aromas of honeysuckle and passion fruit make this easy drinking wine a great choice as an aperitif or the perfect accompaniment to spicy Asian, seafood or chicken.
  Vinho Tinto - Red Table Wine
This blend is similar in flavors and structure to traditional Douro field blends. The wines in this blend have be melded wonderfully over time and have created a complex and rich tasting wine with great balance, producing a well rounded wine that stands well on its own or is the perfect complement to a hearty steak dinner. 41% Tempranillo, 14% Touriga Nacional, 16% Tannat, and 2% Souzao
  Vintage Port
Brimming with berries and spice, the seductive nose invites you discover what lies beneath its many layers. The velvety texture reveals more fruit, chocolate and a mature tannin structure. 58% Tempranillo 39% Touriga 3% Souzao


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