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Sine Qua Non Grenache Incognito 2000 1.5L

1 In-Stock 1.5L
OWC
WA 100
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Tasting Notes

WA100

2000 Incognito: This remains an historic wine and probably the greatest Grenache (95% Grenache and 5% Syrah) made in California up to this timeline. We were lucky enough to have this from a magnum at the vertical tasting, although I have recently had it from my cellar, as I have drunk the last remaining 750 ml formats I owned. A classic casebook in the glories of Grenache, this wine, which does have a little Syrah in it, has a dense plum/ruby color and an explosive nose of kirsch liqueur, incense, wood spice, pepper and earth. Ripe, full-bodied, and opulent, with a velvety texture, a magnificent, multi-layered, skyscraper-like mouthfeel, yet no sense of heaviness or any jagged edges, this is a glorious, voluptuously textured Grenache that scores high on all hedonistic and intellectual levels. I can’t see it getting any better, as it is fully mature, so owners of it are advised to drink it up over the next few years.


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Sine Qua Non

We love rarity, and Sine Qua Non is rare by design. For every vintage winemaker Manfred Krankl not only makes new wine, but designs a new label and bottle style. Each bottle is a work of art with a name that seems to capture its essence. Benchmark is proud to have one of the largest collections of Sine Qua Non in the country, ready to deliver at your request.

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