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Clos LaChance winemaker Stephen Tebb
has an adept hand with everything from
Pinot Noir and Viognier to Zinfandel.
What You Need To Know
In 1987, Hewlett-Packard executive
Bill Murphy and his wife, Brenda LaChance Murphy, planted a few
rows of vines in their backyard, located west of San Jose in the
foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Today their “hobby winery
run amok” is one of the leading family-owned estates in
California’s northern Central Coast, with more than 150 acres of
vines in nearby San Martin and the Santa Cruz Mountains. In the
dicey 2010 vintage—an unseasonably cool and wet one by
California standards—Tebb managed to fashion this luscious,
plummy Zinfandel. The cooler weather, and the vineyards’ location
near the coast, keeps Zinfandel’s alcohol in check, resulting
in a refreshingly juicy take on this fruity grape.
Ripe and fruity, with
blackberry, clove and
flavors with a hint of bay leaf.
Cellar temperature—the bottle should be
cool to the touch.
Terrific with ribs, burgers,
barbecue, or boldly flavored
pork, poultry and pizza.
FOOD & WINE selects the recipes and is closely involved in evaluating the wines offered by licensed retailers through the FOOD & WINE Wine Club. Global Wine Company has been selected to service and fulfill the
FOOD & WINE Wine Club. For all states other than Texas, all credit card payments will be authorized by Global Wine Company located at 1401 Los Gamos Dr. #230, San Rafael, CA 94903, for the benefit of each retailer. All wine sales are made by a licensed retailer in compliance with state laws and the licensed retailer assures all involved that it fully complies with all states laws applicable to it. Due to state laws, wine can be purchased only be adults age 21 or older. Wine may be shipped only to legal adults. We currently ship to the following states: CA, ID, LA, MO, ND, NE, NH, NM, NV, OR, WV, WY. Further, in the following states, all orders accepted by and sales made by licensed in-state retailers: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, IA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NY, OH, VA, WA. In Texas, all wine will be sold by Texas licensed winery, Landon Winery, located at 2508 Lee Street, Greenville, TX, 75401, Phone: 1-903-454-7878.