Ventana Vineyards

Ventana Vineyards 'Le Mistral' Rhone Red 2011
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 " Coming in an oddly shaped, presumably old-style bottle, this blend of 51% Syrah, 39% Grenache, 7% Alicante Bouschet and 3% Petite Sirah packs a deep, rich nose full of blueberry syrup, vanilla and nutmeg, almost approaching brandy. Framed by a solid tannic structure, flavors

Ventana Vineyards 'Le Mistral' Rhone Red 2010
88  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 88 " Pure, focused on a mix of dried berry, vanilla-laced oak, mocha and dark berry flavors, this firms on the finish, where the tannins have grip. Syrah, Grenache, Alicante Bouschet and Petite Sirah. Drink now through 2022. 300 cases made." ~ JL  " 59% Syrah, 31% Grenache, 7%