Herman Story 2021 Casual Encounters Red Blend, California

$67.99
Herman Story 2021 Casual Encounters Red Blend, California
96 points                          

Herman Story 2021 Casual Encounters Red Blend, California

Regular price $67.99
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96 points                                                            Casual Encounters is a blockbuster new red from new discovery Herman Story - get on the bandwagon now while it's still available.  96 Points Jeb Dunnuck: "More inky colored He. . . READ MORE

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96 points                                                           
Casual Encounters is a blockbuster new red from new discovery Herman Story - get on the bandwagon now while it's still available. 

96 Points Jeb Dunnuck: "More inky colored Herman Story Casual Encounters checks in as 40% Syrah, 35% Mourvèdre, 19% Grenache, and tiny amounts of Carignan and Tannat. Lots of mulled black fruits, smoked meat, barbecue, and peppery notes emerge from the glass. It's full-bodied, super-rich, and concentrated, yet still stays light on its feet and beautifully balanced. It's a classic, sweetly fruited, sexy 2017 to enjoy over the coming 5-7 years or so."

Robert Parker: "...Pulling from a number of sites spread throughout the Central Coast, Herman Story’s Russell From makes unabashedly Californian wines that make the most of the beautiful fruit that makes California so special. These are not for those craving tiny, mid-weight efforts and they have rocking textures, tons of fruit and most importantly, always remain a joy to drink. These are gorgeous wines."                                                 
Brix26 Inside Scoop: There are some fantastic small labels coming out of the Paso Robles wine country in California's Central Coast, and Herman Story winery is our latest "crush" (pun intended).  The style of wines are full-throttle, fruit forward bombastic style while keeping things balanced and delicious.  Like going right up to the point of over-the-top and stopping perfectly before it.  The 2012 Nuts & Bolts Syrah is a beautiful example of what small, hands-on winemakers like Herman Story are achieving with the varietal in Paso Robles.

Normal shipping via Fedex or UPS Ground will range from 3 business days (West Coast) to 7 business days (East Coast). If you would like Overnight shipping, please email or call us immediately for options. Please note, expedited shipping such as "2 day air" is for transit time only, this does not include processing time and therefore does not guarantee a specific delivery date. Our ability to respond to expedited requests depends on the particular wines’ availability. We work with many small-production wines which, if not in stock may need to be acquired direct from the winery and may not be available for shipping for several days after your order is placed.

If you have any important time constraints on your order (birthday, anniversary, dinner party, holiday, etc) please email us at info@brix26.com with your order number. Thanks for your understanding.  

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