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2018 Gossamer Cellars Tannat – Gary Grant Continues His Quest

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Background on Gossamer Cellars Gary Grant and his wife Sue continue their mission to make as many wine varietals as possible. In today’s quest for deep knowledge on a specific topic or discipline, Gary is striving to go “wide” as opposed to “deep”. This is not to state in any manner that his quality or […]

2018 Gossamer Cellars Mariposa Roja – A Blend of Two Solid Sierra Foothill Grapes

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Two of the wine varietals which thrive in the Sierra Foothills are Tempranillo and Grenache. Gossamer Cellars through the creative genius of Gary Grant, combined these two grapes to form their 2018 Mariposa Roja. The growing climate (diurnal temperature swings) are more akin in Calaveras County to Spain, Portugal, southern France and Italy. If you […]

Gossamer Cellars 2017 Pinotage – “Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you” – Anonymous

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Gary Grant continues his quest to produce every varietal on the De Long’s Wine Grape Varietal Chart. Gossamer Cellars is located in Murphys in a small wine tasting room. His goal is to go wide and not deep in producing varietals to challenge everyday consumption of red and white wine presuppositions. Recently for example he […]

2018 Gossamer Cellars Treixadura – A Heavy Weight White Wine!! A Great Fish Pairing Wine

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  Treixadura (Trajadura) is dominant grape varietial found in Portugal’s Northwest region. Treixadura often a blending wine, it adds body and alcohol, as well as crisp, citrus (lemon) characteristics with some stonefruit, peach and apple traits. Gary Grant, winemaker at Gossamer cellars, decided to make a this a stand alone wine on its own. This […]

Gossamer Cellars 2014 Negroamaro’s

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Gossamer Cellars located in Murphys, California is one of the gems of the Sierra Foothills. Their “motto” written in chalk in a very tiny tasting room sums up their goal and lifestyle “Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you” (Anonymous). See a complete story at https://californiawinesandwineries.com/2019/01/18/gossamer-cellars-a-unique-find/ . This is about one of their […]