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Reckoning

  • 2015 - - Available 2018

    • Wine Enthusiast, 96
      "A booming but expertly balanced wine, this blend of 54% Syrah, 18% Petite Sirah, 18% Zinfandel and 10% Grenache shows aromas of black currant, black olive, black cherry, sweet woody spice and powdered hot cocoa. Elegant mocha and cappuccino notes thrive on the palate, which is brightened by penetrating acidity. It boasts perfectly polished tannins and ripe fig flavors, with a flash of dark chocolate on the finish."
       
  • 2014

    • Wine Enthusiast 94 Editor's Choice
      "ONX's current releases are quite delicious and complex. This rich, multi-layered blend of 63% Syrah, 21% Malbec, 11% Grenache and 5% Petite Sirah shows blackened plum, blueberry, soy, porcini mushroom and pepper notes on the nose. On the palate, blackberry, charred lamb and rosemary flavors are the story, framed by upright structure and powerful acidity."

    • Vinous 92, Wine Spectator 92, Wine Advocate 91

  • 2013

    • Wine Enthusiast 93, Wine Advocate 92, Vinous 91
       
  • 2012 

    • Wine Enthusiast 93, Wine Advocate 92, Wine Spectator 92, Vinous 90
       
  • 2011

    • Stephen Tanzer 90, Wine Spectator 90
       
  • 2010

    • Wine Spectator 92

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Caliber

  • 2015 - - Available 2018

    • Wine Enthusiast 91
      "This blend of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon and 43% Malbec begins with a very smooth nose of baked plums, toasted bread, coffee, vanilla and barbecue char. The palate is approachable and easy to enjoy, with flavors of black cherry, milk chocolate and baking spice. Both the tannins and acidity are low and hiding in the background."
    • Jeb Dunnuck 91
       
  • 2014

    • Wine Enthusiast 94
      "This power-packed blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Malbec offers super ripe cassis, fudge, vanilla bean and burnt coffee aromas. That coffee element carries over to the lush and softly structured palate, melding with blueberry, caramel and pork fat flavors, a meaty spice note adding to the deliciousness."
    • Wine Advocate 90

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Black Orchid

  • 2014

    • Wine Enthusiast 92, Editor's Choice
      "For a variety that's typically plush and jammy, this is a very savory spin. Charred fruit aromas interweave with oregano, leather and maduro cigar on the nose. Sandalwood, coffee and roast beef flavors arise on the palate, where a core of blueberry fruit is wrapped in polished tannins."
    • Wine Advocate 91, Vinous 90
       
  • 2013

    • Wine Enthusiast 92

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Crux

  • 2015 - - Available 2018

    • Wine Enthusiast 92
      "Deep and lavish aromas of baked black currant, caramel, condensed violets and fudge get a licorice lift on the nose of this blend of 41% Syrah, 41% Grenache and 18% Mourvèdre. It’s fairly nimble on the palate given the bombastic nose, with balanced flavors of blackberry, vanilla and orange zest proving quite the crowd-pleaser."
       
  • 2014

    • Wine Enthusiast 92
      "Dark purple fruit is upstaged by the strong umami character on the nose of this blend of 41% Syrah, 32% Mourvèdre and 27% Grenache, reminiscent of soy, shiitake mushroom and beef jerky. There is a rustic and gamy quality to the dark berry-laced palate, with meat, leather and spice qualities, lifted by a touch of licorice."
    • Vinous 91, Wine Advocate 90
       
  • 2013

    • Vinous 91, Wine Advocate 90
       
  • 2012

    • Wine Enthusiast 92, Purely Domestic Wine Report 92, Wine Advocate 91
       
  • 2011

    • Wine Enthusiast 92

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Field Day

  • 2011

    • Wine Enthusiast 91

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Indie

  • 2016

    • Wine Enthusiast 91
      "This is a well-rounded rosé that is bound to disappear quickly from the table, with aromas of strawberry, bubble gum and peach riding a rainy-day springtime freshness on the nose. The palate explodes with acidity and textural grip, carrying both ripeness to satisfy New World fans and the deft tactile experience of Old World selections."
       
  • 2014

    • Wine Advocate 90
       

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Level 22

  • 2015 - - Available 2018

    • Wine Advocate 93+
      "A blend of 55% Syrah, 28% Mourvèdre, 15% Petite Sirah and 2% Viognier, the 2015 Level 22 sports a deep garnet-purple color and has a vibrant nose of crushed black berries and black currants with suggestions of licorice, mocha, rose hip tea and fertile loam. Full-bodied, richly fruited and featuring plenty of youthful black berry and spicy layers, it has a firm, grainy backbone and seamless freshness, finishing long."
    • Wine Enthusiast 93, Jeb Dunnuck 93
       
  • 2014

    • Wine Advocate 91
      "The 2014 Level 22 is a seriously good red that's made from an eclectic mix of 45% Petite Sirah, 33% Syrah, 12% Mourvedre and 10% Grenache. Full-bodied, elegant, layered and with fabulous polish to its tannin, it delivers tons of richness in its cassis, tobacco leaf, olive and wild herb aromas and flavors. Aged 18-19 months in French oak puncheons, there are just under 500 cases of this beauty to go around, but it's well worth checking out."
    • WIne Enthusiast 91, Vinous 90

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Mad Crush

  • 2015

    • Wine Advocate 92
      "Composed of 38% Grenache, 37% Tempranillo and 25% Mourvèdre, the 2015 Mad Crush has a pale to medium ruby-purple color and nose of kirsch, red currants and roses plus suggestions of baking spices, lavender and garrrigue. Medium to full-bodied, velvety, rich and voluptuous, this is a full-on plush, opulent beauty delivering tons of gregarious fruit and lingering spicy notes."
    • Wine Enthusiast 90
       
  • 2014

    • Wine Advocate 91
      "Another beauty is the 2014 Mad Crush. It's a perfumed, Grenache-dominated blend (there's 19% Tempranillo, 18% Malbec and smaller amounts of Mourvedre and Zinfandel) that exhibits classic notes of kirsch, truffle, olives, spice and sweet black cherries on the nose. Textured, pure, layered and downright sexy, it's a joy to drink, and I see no need to delay gratification either."
    • Wine Enthusiast 90, Vinous 90
       
  • 2013

    • Wine Enthusiast 91, Vinous 91
       
  • 2012

    • Purely Domestic Wine Report 93, Wine Enthusiast 92, Vinous 90
       
  • 2011

    • Wine Enthusiast 92
       
  • 2010

    • Wine Spectator 91

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Praetorian

  • 2015 - - Available 2018

    • Wine Enthusiast 94
      "Blackberry syrup, vanilla, mocha and a flash of mint are cut by a rocky edge on the nose of this blend of 58% Tempranillo, 21% Grenache and 21% Malbec. Extremely soft and welcoming tannins meet with solid acidity on the palate, where rich black fruit, hoisin sauce and Chinese fivespice flavors arise."
       
  • 2013

    • Vinous 91, Wine Advocate 90, Wine Enthusiast 90
       
  • 2012

    • Wine Enthusiast 91, Purely Domestic Wine Report 91, Vinous 90
       
  • 2011

    • Wine Enthusiast 93, Stephen Tanzer 90
       
  • 2010

    • Wine Enthusiast 91

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Brash

  • 2014

    • Wine Advocate 90
      "Offering more spice, toasty notes, cigar wrapper and black raspberry-style fruit, the 2014 Brash (47% Zinfandel, 19% Malbec, 17% Petite Sirah and the rest Syrah) is an outstanding blend that has a sexy, full-bodied, spice-driven and layered style that's hard to resist. Drink it over the coming 4-6 years or so. Winemaker Brian Brown makes a huge number of eclectic blends from Paso Robles, with incredible success. "
    • Wine Enthusiast 90

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Indie Noir

  • 2016

    • Wine Enthusiast Editor's Choice
      "This bottling offers much of the richness and fruit-forward character of Paso Robles. Accessible aromas of black cherry, vanilla ice cream, black-currant juice and licorice lead into a juicy palate. It's very likable and hedonistic."