Toad Hollow Erik's The Red 2012

Named for the famous Norseman - sailor - conqueror - Erik the Red. This is a wonderful blend of fifteen different varietals of grapes from the beautiful Paso Robles area of the Central Coast of California. This is out second bottling of a red wine under the Eriks the Red label and, as you will see, with each bottling the wine becomes more interesting and complex. The majority of the blend is Cabernet Sauvignon, Barbera and Refosco with a small amount of Syrah, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Merlot, Zinfandel, Dolcetto, Cabernet Franc and Petit Sirah only to be polished at the end with Grenache, Mouvedre, Petit Verdot and Malbec. [+]