Dave Phinney established a strong following for his creative wine making at Orin Swift. He is now making an indelible mark in Europe with his Location series. E is for Espana. Tempranillo from Rioja, Garnache and Carignan from the Priorat and Carinena. E1 has a bold nose hinting of spices, dark currants, raisin and cedar. The palate shows a good balance of acidity and fruit with a lingering finish.