2005 Michel-Schlumberger Deux Terres

Red Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Dry Creek Valley
Drink between 2009 - 2017 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • rickv2wine Likes this wine: (91 points)

    October 18, 2015 - As usual, CT pundits said this wine was no good after 2014 but this wine still is a bit tight throughout. There is some forest floor developing but still ample fruit. I Coravined this wine so will try again in a couple of months.

  • jcsf420 wrote: (92 points)

    April 5, 2013 - Give this one at least an hour decant, preferably two, and it really performs. This is just hitting its peak now so disregard the CT drinking window. There's a perfect balance of fruit, oak, alcohol and tannins on the palate. The acidity level made this a perfect pairing my steak dinner. There is just a touch of lip smacking tannins on the long finish. It's a little sad that the new owners of MS have not stated a desire to continue to make this bottling.

  • Sakswine wrote: (92 points)

    February 14, 2011 - Popped and poured the first glass. Slight spice, reminiscent of cloves, on the first smell. Well-integrated and balanced. Seamless on the palate with hints of herbs and the faintest of dark fruits. Long, lingering finish returning to some spice. Lovely bottle with filet mignon.

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  • mjames wrote: (90 points)

    January 13, 2011 - Big and bold... decanted for a while and still very large (and tannic), but a great pairing with steak dinner. After an hour decanted, pretty well integrated with a nice, lingering finish. will be good for a while still.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Michel-Schlumberger
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Deux Terres
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Dry Creek Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 61 (73%)
  • Consumed 23 (27%)

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