Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking for Turley Cellars. Sandlands is his personal project with his wife Olivia Passalacqua.
55% Carignane & 45% Mataro from Contra Costa County.
“Sweet red cherry, red plum, violet and spice are front and center in this racy, exuberant red. Time in the glass brings out darker tonalities along with hints of game, smoke, charcoal embers and licorice that are highly suggestive of Mataro. Savory, bold and full of character, the 2018 has so much to offer.” – Vinous
Sustainable Farming Practices.
This wine would be great with duck, pork or Red-Wine Braised Short Ribs. It’s food-friendly and versatile!