A rolling stone gathers no moss. — Publilius Syrus
Don’t let the moss grow under your feet if you want to quaff Stepping Stone by Cornerstone Red Rocks! 2010. Made in limited quantities and a new blend every year, the Red Rocks! will knock your socks off with its exuberant style. It’s an unusual blend of zinfandel with pinot noir. Fresh blackberries picked off the vine and the sense memory of being in the kitchen when your mother was making raspberry jam. There are spicy notes that blend seamlessly in the glass, and a subtle tannins that provide structure. And at $15 dollars, you’re getting a lot of value for the bottle.
The perfect pairing is Rack of Venison with Sour Cherry Port Sauce. The music match is the iconic Bob Dylan’s sublime “Like a Rolling Stone.” Might be The Wine Harlots theme song: ♪♫ “Aw, you’ve gone to the finest school all right, Miss Lonely, But you know you only used to get ‘juiced’ in it.” ♪♫ We suggest if you’re going to get juiced, it might was well be with Stepping Stone by Cornerstone.
The details: 14.8% alcohol. Cork closure. Appellation: Napa. Varietals: zinfandel and pinot noir. Retail price $15 USD available directly from Cornerstone Cellars. This was a media sample kindly provided by Cornerstone.
Photo courtesy of Ian Riley from Brentwood, Tennessee, USA
Shot through two large rocks in Garden of the Gods, Colorado.
September 20, 2003
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic