Rabbit Ridge Allure de Robles – A Rhone Clone

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The 2013 Rabbit Ridge Allure de Robles was purchased on a whim one day while searching for a decent bottle of wine for under $10. At just $5.99, figured it was worth the try.

Let’s just say we are glad we bought it. It’s a perfect weekday drink that won’t break the budget and its yummy too–although we prefer it just a tad bit chilled.

The wine is produced an bottled out of Paso Robles, CA and is a medium-bodied, barrel aged wine with a note of raspberries, blackberries, black currants and pepper.

The nose of the wine has a nice berry mixture, with floral and vanilla that comes through. It’s a smooth drink that ends with spicy peppery notes. The finish is neither too long nor short.’

This wine is all about value and its worth buying a case just to have around when needed.


Our Rating

3-5-bottle-rating


About the Winery:

 Rabbit Ridge was founded in 1981 by Erich Russell in Healdsburg, California. The winery quickly became known for some of the best value wines, as well as many highly acclaimed luxury wines in California. For example, Rabbit Ridge has had three wines rated as Top 100 Wines of the World from Wine Spectator.
The winery moved to Paso Robles, California in 2001 to expand the business and to increase vineyard acreage. Consistent quality and hands-on attention to detail have made Rabbit Ridge a national and international wine brand for 35 years.
Rabbit Ridge Winery and tasting room

1172 San Marcos Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446

Winery Tasting Room
805-467-3331 X19
Tasting Room Hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 11am – 5pm

Website:
www.rabbitridgewinery.com