(Archive) COTES DE FRICK 2019 Estate, Dry Creek Valley
Signature Blend of Estate Grapes
Tasting Notes: A hearty red. Black cherry fruit, raspberry jam on toast, blackberry, meaty body. Crushed ripe strawberries with dusty spice. Tannins balanced with tart red currant, cranberry.
The Grapes: 40% Carignane, 20% Mourvedre, 20% Syrah, 20% Counoise
The Vineyards: Frick Estate Gannon Vineyard is on the southeast facing slope
near the winery is good ground for Carignane.
Frick Estate Owl Hill Vineyard soil is decomposed Dry Creek
Conglomerate and home to Mourvedre, Syrah and Counoise.
The Wine: Cotes de Frick is the signature red blend from Frick Winery's hillsides.
A hearty delicious combination Carignane, Mourvedre, Syrah and Counoise. Drink now or age into further elegance.
Drink now to 2026. Only 121 cases made.
Serve with: rib roast, quiche lorraine, duck curry, pork roast with figs and prunes,
carpaccio, avocado toast, chicken pot pie, lamb chop garnished with black olive
tapenade, pork tamale, cannelloni, cassoulet, pad thal, pimento cheese sandwich