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The Crane Assembly GB Crane el Coco Red Blend 2021

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Vintage: 2021
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    The Crane Assembly GB Crane el Coco Red Blend 2021, crafted by the skilled hands of winemaker Kevin A. Fox, stands as a testament to the rich heritage of one of Napa Valley’s oldest vineyards. This el coco wine, a harmonious blend of 56% Zinfandel and 44% Petite Sirah, encapsulates the spirit and tradition of the historic vineyard established by Dr. George Beldon Crane in 1885.
    Upon pouring, the gb crane el coco reveals a captivating deep garnet-purple hue, inviting the connoisseur into a world of intricate aromatics and flavors. The nose is greeted by a luxurious bouquet of juicy framboise, ripe strawberry, and bramble, beautifully enlaced with musk and an elegant toasted French oak frame. This initial aromatic complexity makes the el coco red wine a sensory delight from the very first encounter.
    As the wine dances across the palate, the legacy of The Crane Assembly el coco becomes evident. A rich entry of black plum and darker-toned fruits merges seamlessly with the crushed gravel undertone. This robust character is perfectly balanced by the brightness of Bing cherry and delicate floral notes, which extend through the length of the palate and culminate in a memorable finish. The wine’s structure is further enhanced by a balancing acidity and pleasing tannins, leading to a lifted close marked by satiating white pepper.
    Critics have also lauded the 2021 G.B. Crane Vineyard el Coco. Awarded 92 points by The Wine Independent, it is praised for its fragrant notes of violets, wild thyme, and roses, which leap from the glass and pave the way to a core of stewed cherries, raspberry preserves, and a hint of baking spices. The full-bodied palate, characterized by its very soft texture and understated acidity, carries bags of fruit, finishing long and savory. This critical acclaim underlines the el coco wine’s ability to capture the imagination and satisfy the palate of discerning wine enthusiasts.
    In every sip of the gb crane el coco, one can sense the dedication to preserving the legacy of the Crane vineyard. The intricate blend not only pays homage to the field blend tradition of ‘˜mixed blacks’ but also showcases the unique character brought forth by the mingling of old vines with newer plantings. The Crane Assembly el coco elegantly expresses this storied past, while firmly planting itself as a modern classic.
    The 2021 el coco red wine, with its limited production of just 535 cases, is not merely a beverage but a journey through time and tradition. Each bottle of The Crane Assembly el coco is a piece of California’s viticultural history, inviting wine lovers to partake in a legacy that has been carefully cultivated and preserved. In the world of fine wines, the GB Crane Vineyard el Coco Red Blend 2021 stands as a beacon of quality, heritage, and the art of winemaking.

    7 reviews for The Crane Assembly GB Crane el Coco Red Blend 2021

    1. Gary Kirk

      El Coco Wine is a treat for the senses. The smoke and licorice undertones, mixed with a hint of red fruit, make it a unique experience. It’s the perfect way to end a long day.

    2. Larry Benjamin

      Tried the gb crane el coco last night. Its robust oak and plum flavors really stood out! This is a wine that is truly worth every penny.

    3. Thomas Zajc

      The el coco red wine is perfect for those who enjoy bold flavors. It has a good balance of cherry and pepper, with a hint of tobacco that adds depth.

    4. Jimmy Morrow

      The Crane Assembly El Coco is a must-try! The flavors of black fruit and a hint of chocolate make it a delightful red wine to pair with a hearty meal.

    5. Jason Rickman

      Had the pleasure of tasting the crane assembly el coco. The blend of raspberry, cassis, and a touch of cinnamon was a pleasant surprise. It’s like a warm hug in a glass!

    6. Dorothy Lenard

      Just got my hands on the el coco wine. It’s a symphony of blackberry and vanilla. Perfect for a cozy night in!

    7. Erica Williams

      The GB Crane El Coco is a fascinating blend. The cedar and cocoa notes, complemented by a hint of nutmeg, creates a rich tapestry of flavors. It’s a wine that leaves a lasting impression!

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    Critical Acclaim

    WI 92
    The Wine Independent
    The 2021 G.B. Crane Vineyard el Coco, a blend of 56% Old Vine Zinfandel and 44% Petite Sirah, is deep garnet-purple in color. Fragrant notes of violets, wild thyme, and roses spring from the glass, giving way to a core of stewed cherries, raspberry preserves, and baking spices. The full-bodied palate is very soft, with understated acidity and bags of fruit, finishing long and savory.

    What does The Crane Assembly GB Crane el Coco Red Blend 2021 taste like?


    Light
    Bold
    Smooth
    Tannic
    Dry
    Sweet
    Soft
    Acidic
    Earthy Flavors of the wine

    leather, earthy, mushroom

    Red Fruit flavors of the wine

    cherry, raspberry, red fruit

    Oaky Flavors of the wine

    oak, tobacco, vanilla

    stone fruit

    Black Fruit Flavors of the wine

    blackberry, plum, dark fruit

    Aromas and Flavors of Spices in the wine

    pepper, licorice, cinnamon

    Citrus notes found in the wine

    citrus, orange, marmalade

    cheese, cream, oil

    Vegetal notes found in the wine

    grass, green bell pepper, bell pepper

    raisin, fig, prune

    Floral aromas found in the wine

    violet, lavender, perfume

    Food Pairing with The Crane Assembly GB Crane el Coco Red Blend 2021

    Our wine experts think this Red Wine The Crane Assembly GB Crane el Coco Red Blend 2021 wine would be a match made in heaven with these dishes. Bon appétit!

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