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2010 Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel
Red Rhone Blend
- > California
- > Central Coast
- > Paso Robles
Community Tasting Notes 59
jonahfactor Likes this wine: (94 points)
November 1, 2014 - (Tasting at the winery) Open for business right now, as opposed to the 2012, which was tight. Dark ruby with kirchenfenster legs and enchanting dusty fruit-driven notes. A finish that seems to go on for hours. Still tannic, but slowly shedding some of its baby fat.
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.
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
4wdave wrote: (90 points)
September 14, 2014 - Didn't seem to age well. OK, but nothing special
Pro Reviews 5
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
- 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
- Pending Delivery 24 (1%)
- In Cellars 1899 (85%)
- Consumed 321 (14%)