Original
45 Ratings
Fess Parker Frontier Red California
$10.99 USD
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Wine Details

Wine Description

34% Syrah, 17% Grenache, 12% Cinsault,9% Counoise, 8% Mourvedre, 8% Carignane, 7% Merlot,2% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Petite Sirah, 1% Tinta Cao, 1% Tourigna NacionalEnjoy vibrant aromas of ripe bing cherry, red currant, sandalwood, cinnamon, vanilla and herbes de provence along with supple flavors of black cherry, smoke, white pepper, vanilla, boysenberry, spice and light toast.

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    Lot 91 - this the best $11 I have ever had. Must find and keep these around. Total price performer.

    9 months
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    Dry, with a sweet initial flavor and then a little spicy/savory

    about 2 years
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    good. at Segerstrom. Lot 111 purchased later not special

    over 5 years
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    Great all-purpose blend, complex

    over 5 years
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    honey and grapefruit

    over 3 years
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    Amici's 1/4/16

    over 1 year
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    Shaved Duck

    about 2 years
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    busy

    about 4 years
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    almost 4 years
Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    "One of California’s top values is Fess Parker’s non-vintage Frontier Red Lot 22. A delicious blend of Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Mourvedre, Cinsault, and Carignan, it is a big, bold, California version of a French Cotes du Rhone. Exuberant and peppery, with loads of cassis and cherries, a seamless texture, and a lush, long palate, it is ideal for drinking over the next several years. The anti-Fess Parker crowd will no doubt find the package a bit tacky, but if you grew up in the era of Davy ...