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Sokol Blosser is one of the pioneering estates of the Oregon state wine industry. In 1971 when Bill Blosser and Susan Sokol Blosser began converting an old prune orchard into a vineyard they became one of five bonded wineries in the region. In the ensuing decades Oregon’s wine industry has grown (today there are over 500 wineries), changed and blossomed with Sokol Blosser at the forefront. Leading by example in their quest to produce exceptional wines while also promoting social and...
Evolution Big Time Red is now bigger and bolder than before. With the same components that you’ve come to love in this blend – Sangiovese, Montepulciano, Syrah and just a touch of Evolution Lucky No. 9 White, the winemaking team has reworked the percentages to create a bigger, rounder flavour profile. This wine is structured and rich with flavors of cherry jam, black cherry and black currants and hints of savory notes throughout the palate.
The goal with this red blend was to make it appear effortless, easy-to-drink and food-friendly but in reality be quite complex. This makes it fun. Fun to blend and fun to drink! This is a big red blend using a couple of traditional Italian varietals and one traditional French varietal. Also, like the French Rhône’s, a splash of white wine is added. Just a small percentage of Evolution Lucky No. 9 White, to bring in another layer of complexity that lifts the aromatics, color and flavour. All these aspects together showcase the evolution from old world wines to new world wines.
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Look for the tiny e.6 on the label, indicating that this nonvintage blend is the sixth edition. The blend includes Syrah, Sangiovese and Montepulciano, and it's truly inspired. Call it a perfect bistro red, ready for burgers or pizza, matching charming red fruits to well-balanced tannins.See detailed press review