Edmunds St. John 2001 Rocks and Gravel California Red Wine ($20.99)
Dark reddish-purple with a ruby glow, this wine offers ripe, almost grapey mixed-berry and plum aromas with a whiff of spice. Juicy plums and fragrant black pepper on the palate, textured and "chewy." Good fruit-acid balance on a solid structure. US Importer: (Oct 24, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Couldn't ask for a better match with long-braised beef short ribs.

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