Reviewed on 08-13-2020
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Rating 97 2020 Top 50  
Style Red
Blend , Roussanne, Viognier
Vintage 2018
Appellation
San Luis Obispo County
Central Coast
California
USA
ABV 14.3%
Price $80.00  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Drinking Outside the Lines, Steak Dinner, Treat Yo'self

Denner Vineyards Dirt Worshipper 2018 Review

This wine makes me scream. One whiff up my nose and I want to share it with everyone in the same way you want to force a friend (in this case CEO Adam Teeter) to sit and listen to a favorite song. I also want to share with no one and have it all to myself (sorry Adam). It is so damn balanced, so damn expressive, and an excellent example of how diverse California wine can be. The nose is vibrant with earthy, bright fruit balanced by a contrast of scrub brush herbs like rosemary and oregano with a twig of tarragon. All while the wine sits in your glass under this is a quiet layer of black pepper. The acidity is perfect; if you were ever to have lamb with an American wine, this is the one. Good luck sharing.

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Denner Vineyards Dirt Worshipper 2018
This wine makes me scream. One whiff up my nose and I want to share it with everyone in the same way you want to force a friend (in this case CEO Adam Teeter) to sit and listen to a favorite song. I also want to share with no one and have it all to myself (sorry Adam). It is so damn balanced, so damn expressive, and an excellent example of how diverse California wine can be. The nose is vibrant with earthy, bright fruit balanced by a contrast of scrub brush herbs like rosemary and oregano with a twig of tarragon. All while the wine sits in your glass under this is a quiet layer of black pepper. The acidity is perfect; if you were ever to have lamb with an American wine, this is the one. Good luck sharing.

Reviewed On: 08-13-2020
97
POINTS
Denner Vineyards Dirt Worshipper 2018
This wine makes me scream. One whiff up my nose and I want to share it with everyone in the same way you want to force a friend (in this case CEO Adam Teeter) to sit and listen to a favorite song. I also want to share with no one and have it all to myself (sorry Adam). It is so damn balanced, so damn expressive, and an excellent example of how diverse California wine can be. The nose is vibrant with earthy, bright fruit balanced by a contrast of scrub brush herbs like rosemary and oregano with a twig of tarragon. All while the wine sits in your glass under this is a quiet layer of black pepper. The acidity is perfect; if you were ever to have lamb with an American wine, this is the one. Good luck sharing.

Reviewed On: 08-13-2020