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Paso Report #2: Terry Hoage and Torrin

November 15, 2013 News and Opinion  No comments

Terry Hoage
Another source for Saxum, Terry Hoage is a former NFL player who decided to retire with his wife Jennifer in the hills of West Paso.  These wines show more finesse than some of their neighbors, and still feature tons of flavor and excitement.  Their property is beautiful and their Syrah, “The Hedge”, particularly impresses.

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Torrin
Though they don’t yet have a tasting room, Torrin is producing arguably the most exciting new wines in Paso.  I’ve been on the mailing list since the 2009 vintage and I’ve been blown away by everything I’ve tasted.  They use some fruit from Saxum’s James Berry Vineyard, but the wines are increasingly coming from their estate on the West side of Paso.  If you can track these wines down or get on the list, you won't

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