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2010 Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel
Red Rhone Blend
- Central Coast
- Paso Robles
Community Tasting Notes 92
Slaz wrote: (90 points)
August 26, 2016 - An elegant GSM blend that tastes too soft and shallow even after few hours of decanting. Could improve with more cellaring; for now, a poor value relative to other regions/varietals in the same price range.
ettalovesgoodwine wrote: (91 points)
August 18, 2016 - I liked the last bottle better. Yesterday I had a 2010 Kistler Pinot Noir. Everything else will pale in comparison.
RougeAmore wrote: (88 points)
June 11, 2016 - Nice wine but a little disappointed versus my expectations from our previous bottle. Bright on the palate with some pleasant floral notes on the nose.
Slaz Likes this wine: (92 points)
April 30, 2016 - Fairly disappointing upon opening: overly tame with simplistic Grenache notes. Took well over 2.5 hours of decanting to evolve into something much more impressive: not overly ripe, with secondary floral notes, and good depth. Moderate-to-long finish.1 person found this helpful Comments (1)
BigBoy_Sonoma Likes this wine: (94 points)
April 22, 2016 - Dark cherries, plums, black fruit, cedar, pepper, tobacco, herbal notes, hints of earth, finishes with well balanced tannins. A
Pro Reviews 5
By Josh Raynolds
November/December 2012, IWC 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 Codes 089419245974, 089419255041
- Pending Delivery 3 (0%)
- In Cellars 2,068 (73%)
- Consumed 743 (26%)
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