Clayhouse Adobe Red

by Mary Maynard
(Monument, CO)

Clayhouse Adobe Red

Clayhouse Adobe Red

What Possessed Us To Open Wine?


We were headed out to Denver Restaurant Week with friends. We planned a place for dinner and drinks. Why not start with wine at their house before we left???

What Did The Label Want Us To Know?

It tells us it’s a blend and uses words like hedonistic and rebellious to describe the drinkers. Well, I kind of like both of those words, but I’m not heavily either of them. For the wine they use: rustic but refined with sensuous dark fruit flavors. I’m pretty sure hedonistic, rebellious and sensuous do make several people interested in this wine. They list the blend percentages as well: 32% Zinfandel, 25% Petite Sirah, 13% Malbec, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah, and 9% Petit Verdot. There’s something for everyone to love in this bottle.

What’s So Great About It?

It was really dark, which I mostly love. Scott said it was smooth with no aftertaste. David thought it had a round mouth feel. Ellen thought it went well with the meatballs she was serving us. I almost detected a hint of chocolate.

Someone Else’s More Qualified Opinion:
http://www.snooth.com/wine/clayhouse-adobe-red/

Conversation This Wine Engendered:

THE wedding is September 9th. Put it in my iPhone.

Malic acid= think orange juice. Lactic acid= think buttermilk

Being done with teaching!

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