Kip Lorenzetti, Magistrate Winemaker, thinks their New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is a very interesting wine with a grassy bell pepper aroma and high fruit notes of guava and stone fruit. This wine is great if you want something crisp and refreshing on a hot summer day lounging by the pool or out at a lake. Pairs well with mozzarella or chevre.
Kip Lorenzetti, Magistrate Winemaker talks about the Paso Restitution Red Blend as a very full bodied red. You will notice notes of anise, herbs, and cloves along with an interesting cedar top note. This wine has a very structured mouth feel. It pairs well with a roasted lamb shank with garlic and rosemary, and some steamed vegetables or a pork tenderloin. Pairs well with aged gouda or asiago.
Kip Lorenzetti, Magistrate Winemaker thinks their Paso Cabernet Sauvignon is a full bodied fruit forward wine. You will notice notes of black cherry, blackberry, bramble fruit and currants. You will experience some nice oak spice as well as a full body and a long finish. This wine pairs well with an elegant meal or with friends on a Friday night when you throw some steaks on the grill. Pairs well with aged cheddars or aged gouda.
Kip Lorenzetti, Magistrate Winemaker talks about the Magistrate Family of wines who have garnered over 150 awards over their 15 years. Magistrate provides a wine that is unpretentious and elegant. The hallmark of this brand is their Paso Robles AVA which is a very unique AVA in California with the largest diurnal temperature swing of any AVA. Days can get as hot as 110 degrees celsius and drop into the 40’s in the evening which really drives those fruit flavors and aromatics forward while at the same time developing very robust tannins. Magistrate conveys a level of opulence with wines showcasing what the region can do.