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I am truly excited about these wines! I have waited patiently for them to be available in this market and now they are here! Joey Tensley has been crafting some fabulous Syrah based wines in Santa Barbara County for quite some time and they have been enthusiastically received by the public and lauded by the wine press. These are wines of balance and concentration and most importantly, they are very delicious!

-Bill The Wine Guy



Tensley Santa Barbara Syrah

“Sourced from a blend of estate Santa Barbara County vineyards, the combination of vineyard nuances adds finesse and balance to this Syrah. This Santa Barbara Syrah is aged in 100% neutral oak to preserve the inherent aromas and flavors. Dense purple color is accompanied by notes of roasted lavender, cassis and blackberries.”

-92 points Wine Spectator



Tenshen Santa Barbara Red Blend
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“The wine exhibits a fresh, lively array of flavors, extending from ripe, juicy plum and black cherry to subtler dried herb, tar and rose petal. It’s impressive too for its supple texture and length, which is due to the blend of Syrah and Merlot. It’s a wine that combines power with finesse, charm and grace.”

-James Laube,
Wine Spectator



Tenshen Santa Barbara White Blend

“Lush and powerful, with fleshy peach and apricot flavors at the core and plenty of aromatic highlights, including orange blossom and honeysuckle. The texture is appealingly smooth and mouthwatering. The complex details gain momentum on the finish, revealing hints of dried spice and match a green tea. Viognier, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and Chardonnay. Drink now through 2020. “

– 92 points Wine Spectator


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