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Best Local Red Wine (2012)
Parsonage Village Vineyard Estate Syrah
19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley
This isn’t so much Syrah as it is a sacrament, a big, velvety, luscious love poem to a tiny little vineyard just past Carmel Valley Village that seems to scream, “Pair me with a robust, spicy, drippy pork tenderloin!” if only it wasn’t screaming, even louder, “Whatever you do, just drink me!” No other in-county Syrah sniffs it.