2009 Leonetti Cellar Reserve Walla Walla Valley

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • > Washington
  • > Columbia Valley
  • > Walla Walla Valley
Drink between 2013 - 2024
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Community Tasting Notes 1

  • Redteeth wrote:

    December 31, 2013 - Drank four wines produced by the Fiiggins Family from this vintage. The wines were 2009 Figgins Estate Red, Doubleback Cabernet Sauvignon, Leonetti Reserve, and Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon. The bottles were not decanted but all were given significant time to breathe. The Figgins Estate and Leonetti Reserve are Bordeaux blends, the other two are primarily Cabernet Sauvignon. All of the wines were excellent. As might be expected, the tasters had differing impressions and those impressions changed over time. The Figgins had an excellent nose with a lot of Blackberry and Blueberry and a rich, complex taste. The Leonetti Reserve also had a rich complex taste and really was impressive as time went on. I think both of these wines really displayed the benefit of the full Bordeaux style blend. Of the two Cabs, the Doubleback, while enjoyable, seemed a bit simpler and was the least impressive, and the Leonetti showed more oak initially. It was an interesting and fun comparison of four related, but different, world class wines. My take away was that Doubleback may not be worth it's price.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2012, Issue #165 (link)

    (Leonetti Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Walla Walla Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Leonetti Cellar
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Reserve
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Walla Walla Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (1%)
  • In Cellars 910 (80%)
  • Consumed 217 (19%)

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