Red

2010 Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel

Red Rhone Blend

  • USA
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  • > Central Coast
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Community Tasting Notes 59

  • danielbleier Likes this wine: (93 points)

    October 30, 2014 - Contender for WOTN at the auction mtg. Great minerality to balance red and black fruit along with herb and smoke...the floral nose is impressive for intensity.

  • Erik12903 wrote: (89 points)

    October 25, 2014 - Sweet, smooth texture, violets, leather, red and blue fruit, licorice, fresh enough and very ready to drink. Modern expression.compared to the 2007 Mastroberardino Radici 07 and the Yann Chave crozes hermitage 12 le rouvre this came up short, but still very nice wine and easy to enjoy.

  • mntebolt wrote:

    October 1, 2014 - took to Herrman's and it was good

  • Jwd12 wrote: (89 points)

    September 15, 2014 - Red garnet nice legs. Nose had red and blue berry with a little earth. Tasted berries chocolate coffee earthy leather. A good wine would buy again

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  • 4wdave wrote: (90 points)

    September 14, 2014 - Didn't seem to age well. OK, but nothing special

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2012, Issue #165 (link)

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    California's Central Coast: Better than Ever (Aug 2012) (link)

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The Rhone Report

  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue #12, 6/23/2012 (link) (93-95) points

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  • By Richard Jennings
    9/18/2012 (link) 92 points

    (Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel) Dark ruby color; tart berry, light pepper, anise, tart black fruit nose; tart berry, mineral, tart plum, anise, garrigue, spice palate; needs 1-2 years; medium-plus finish (14.1% alcohol; 45% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache, 21% Syrah, 4% Counoise; bottled in June '12)

  • By Richard Jennings
    9/10/2012 (link) 93 points

    (Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel) Pre-release (mid-Oct. 2012 release) - dark red violet color; tart cherry, tart berry, garrigue, anise nose; tasty, tart berry, beetroot, anise, garrigue, mineral palate; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Tablas Creek
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation Esprit de Beaucastel
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Paso Robles
  • UPC Code 089419245974

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 23 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1867 (85%)
  • Consumed 306 (14%)

Food Pairing

Daube, grilled chicken + creamed spinich

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  26 votes