Have been buying and drinking Justin since the 1980s. Beautiful place, overpriced in my opinion and not worth the cost. Luxurious and stylish, we absolutely loved the mid century modern touches. Wines are tasted blind unless otherwise stated. At the time I was there, there were three pourers floating in and out.
Balanced oak, vanilla spice and brioche notes mixed with classic savory cabernet varietal cues mingle on the mid-palate. The best wines are then tasted and rated by individual editors with regional specializations. The Adelaida District winery offers a few different choices for visitors interested in tasting: Walk-ins are welcome in the tasting room up to six guests , but you can also reserve a private tasting in the cellar room and sip on current releases amongst barrels of wine. The Justin tasting room itself is quite modern and pretty. I may not become a member, but I will be a fan of their wines.
Overall, our meal at Justin ranks among the top dozen I've enjoyed in over 15 years of California writing and dining. No other promotion codes, coupon codes or corporate discounts may be applied to order. Reservations are required for groups of 8 or more available between 10:00am and 2:00pm with 48-hour advance notice. Parking is relatively easy as it is near a huge park with plenty of free street parking nearby. Then, in 1987, they harvested their first grapes bottled under the Justin label. Sauvignon Blanc - much to acidic in the finish for me.
Reserve Malbec - Very smooth in taste. It's our third visit but we don't know if we'll be back -- the lunch menu is very limited and prices are a little high. The restaurant is very intimate and reservations are a must. Aromatic with black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, attractive oak and complex cigar box notes with cocoa and a subtle purple floral note. Enjoy stunning views of our vineyards from our new Tasting Room. Unlike many Napa wineries, Justin offers a small food menu as well as pairings with wines. We were told that the location has been only opened for three weeks.
It typically publishes in-depth reviews from only two regions per issue. Relaxing, tranquil and at one with nature. Perfect Pairings Cabernet Sauvignon is right at home with rich, intense meat dishes—beef, lamb and venison, in particular—where its opulent fruit and decisive tannins make an equal match to the dense protein of the meat. You can do that by calling 805-591-3224 or on Open Table. We did the wine and food pairing tasting menu. Highly recommended for a romantic and quiet getaway! Pro tip: The Grenache Blanc is perfect on a hot summer day.
The finish is moderately long and fresh with sustained rounded fruit and lingering baking spice balanced nicely by firm, smooth tannins. Dinner at Justin is a leisurely meal, with 5 courses served over about 3 hours. This restaurant is in a beautiful bucolic location. It should have been listed as an appetizer. The food menu is also very expansive, so you can choose to do an entree rather than a food pairing if you like.
Newly opened tasting room on the Square in downtown Paso Robles. The pricier but more picturesque third option is the Summit Vineyard Tasting, a hidden oasis where you can sit back and enjoy stunning vineyard views on a shaded terrace while watching the sunset over the grape-filled hills. Viognier - far smoother in the finish although not as syrupy as viogniers can come. Justin Winery concentrates on two Bordeaux styled red wines: Isoscleles, which is a 100% estate blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc and Justification, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot. I imagine they could be a a bit flexible. Varietals are planted to specific soil types on their hillside vineyards 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, on the Central Coast.
Try the expensive winery dinner if you get the chance. The food was good but not great and still it was wonderful to be there. The manager was able to secure our lunch seating indoors as it was too hot for the beautiful patio. As guests enter the Justin Downtown Tasting Room, they are met with a space featuring an expansive wine-tasting bar, lounge, and a full dining room. This was a wonderful stay! The room came with a nice bottle of Justification wine, four large bags of almonds, a well stocked Keurig machine, all of the bottled water you could ever want, and a welcome gourmet charcuterie platter. Items with pricing ending in. Deep purple ruby core, slightly lighter at the rim showing slight staining on the glass.
Outside seating was not feasible due to wasp season. At the time I was there, there were three pourers floating in and out. Obtuse is Justin version of port, delicious! It was freezing and super loud. There are stunning views from each of the many windows. The have a bar up front if you just want to do a wine tasting. In the Glass High in color, tannin and extract, Cabernet Sauvignon expresses notes of blackberry, cassis, plum, currant, spice and tobacco.
We took the shuttle from the downtown Justin winery. Nice bar and lounge area. Reservations required for dinner - and you should make them as far ahead of time as possible. This is a must do when visiting the area. Varietals are planted to specific soil types on their hillside vineyards 8 miles from the Pacific Ocean, on the Central Coast. The publication reviews and scores Pinot Noir specifically from California, Oregon and New Zealand. We really enjoyed our brunch at Justin! The only disappointment of the six entrees was the seafood dish.