Birichino

Old Vines Bechthold Vineyard Cinsault

8.728 ratings
8.86 pro ratings
Mokolumne River, Central Valley, California, USA
Cinsault
Top Notes For
Orly Jaffe

Bechthold yields beautiful wines, a fan of Cinsault.

Bechthold yields beautiful wines, a fan of Cinsault.

2 people found it helpfulJan 5th, 2015
Dan Fredman

Chef Sommelier World of Pinot Noir

9.0

Veers to the herbal side of the flavor equation but I like it!

Veers to the herbal side of the flavor equation but I like it!

1 person found it helpfulMay 31st, 2014
Louis Villard

From the oldest cinsault vineyard in the galaxy. Birichino is one the finest cinsault's I've come across

From the oldest cinsault vineyard in the galaxy. Birichino is one the finest cinsault's I've come across

Dec 6th, 2013
Vinny Eng

Game on!

Game on!

Nov 18th, 2013
Peter Eastlake

Wine Director Vintage Berkeley, Outside Lands, Googamooga

8.6

New version of Bechthold to chew on. Pomegranate, smoked rock, orange rind.

New version of Bechthold to chew on. Pomegranate, smoked rock, orange rind.

Oct 18th, 2013
Will Schmidt

2012 vintage

2012 vintage

Jun 25th, 2015
Therese Larsson

Since I am dining with Alex Krause himself I need to like it. But I don't. I LOVE it!

Since I am dining with Alex Krause himself I need to like it. But I don't. I LOVE it!

May 8th, 2015
Alejandro Artigas

Iron, stone and red berries.

Iron, stone and red berries.

May 12th, 2014
Rhett Butler

Mokelumne River AVA

Mokelumne River AVA

Feb 20th, 2014
Susan Gordon

Gooseberry, husk tomato, wet oak leaves, sumac, soft greenish tannins and so much acidity. Huge welcoming nose of fruit and spice. Delicious. (And tames a hunk of aged Gruyere.)

Gooseberry, husk tomato, wet oak leaves, sumac, soft greenish tannins and so much acidity. Huge welcoming nose of fruit and spice. Delicious. (And tames a hunk of aged Gruyere.)

Dec 8th, 2015