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10 Terrific California Reds

New reviews of red blends from the Golden State
MaryAnn Worobiec
Posted: November 1, 2010

Blending grapes together is one of a winemaker’s most important tools. After all, most wines—even those that list only a single grape on the front label—will have at least a few percentage points of another grape or two to create balance in flavors, textures and aromas, or to improve a wine’s color. This week, we’re looking at California wines made by winemakers who take more liberties with their blending skills.

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