Red

2010 Bonny Doon Vineyard Old Telegram

Mourvedre

  • USA
  • > California
Drink between 2013 - 2025
CT90 5 reviews
2010
2010
Borrowed from N.V.
N.V.
Borrowed from 2002
2002
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • ucbeau Does not like this wine:

    April 18, 2014 - Unscrewed and poured, then re-tasted several times over the course of about 2 hours. The nose showed typical mourvedre notes of leather, black berry fruit, dried herbs. Also showing lots of alcohol, firm tannin, and some acidity. Volatility showed itself more and more as the wine opened, causing a distraction as we tried to explore the wine. The alcohol also became increasingly tough to deal with, especially on the palate. A disappointment.

  • Gestalted Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 13, 2014 - Wow, is this really Bonny Doon??? From a winery that typically delivers thin, hollow wines, this is a shocker. Nose has a very pure cherry and floral nose with a touch of smoked meat. The midpalate has a great texture, thick extremely polished (chrome like). The finish is pure, racy and lush with cherry liqueur and again some subtle smoky notes.

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    Consumed at at cellar temp: 60°-65° F. Friends don't let friends drink red wine at room temp!

  • alex.lewis Likes this wine: (90 points)

    August 24, 2013 - Not as good as the 2003 but still a valiant effort. Great farm dust, charred meat and a bit of coffee

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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/6/2014 (link) 89 points

    (Bonny Doon Vineyard Old Telegram) Saturated very dark ruby color; reduction, tart berry nose; reduction, tart berry, dried red berry palate; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bonny Doon Vineyard
  • Varietal Mourvedre
  • Designation Old Telegram
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation California

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (1%)
  • In Cellars 57 (68%)
  • Consumed 26 (31%)

Food Pairing

Braises, Chops, Stews

Who Likes This Wine

75% Like It  4 votes