Connoisseurs’s Guide To California Wine December 2012

The Wine Spectator Advance

A sneak preview of the buying guide for the Dec 31 2012 – Jan 15-2013 issue
featuring all of the spectator selections.

James Laube
Posted: November 7, 2012

Helen and Adam Tolmach have found success with their Roll Ranch wines.

Score:94 – OJAI Syrah California Roll Ranch Vineyard 2008: $44
Pure ripe and complex dark fruit aromatics show spice and floral accents in this red, which is rich yet graceful in texture, with fine grained tannins. Offers blueberry, wild berry and boysenberry flavors that turn elegant on the finish. Drink now through 2024. 339 cases made-JL