Red

2011 Maison Bleue Jaja

Red Rhone Blend

  • USA
  • > Washington
  • > Columbia Valley
  • > Yakima Valley
Drink between 2015 - 2022
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Community Tasting Notes 30

  • oropeza Likes this wine: (89 points)

    August 30, 2014 - black fruit & smoked meat. medium acidity, medium long. more old world than new. nice.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • danielbleier Likes this wine: (88 points)

    August 29, 2014 - consistent with notes of 4/4/2014

  • ChrisinSunnyside wrote: (91 points)

    August 27, 2014 - Still needs an hour or so to open up, but very nice once it does. A bit of heat noticed in this bottle early on too.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • ChrisinSunnyside wrote: (91 points)

    August 15, 2014 - Really shines after being open an hour or so. Deep blue/black fruit with bright raspberry overlay. Flowers, earth a bit of brine. I need to revisit the 2010 to see where it's at, but glad I have a few more of these.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Kevincrouch Likes this wine:

    June 19, 2014 - Captivating on the aroma and on the palate. Almond and sanguine notes dominate the aroma, while the clean, pure plate glides with glycerin into a finish of menthol and sun-dried tomatoes. A profoundly interesting wine with great complexity and classic grenache varietal character.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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Washington Wine Report

  • By Sean Sullivan
    7/17/2013 (link) ***** points

    (Maison Bleue Jaja Red Wine Yakima Valley) The price has gone up again but so too has the quality. It’s a vibrant, complex wine with an endless list of aromatic notes including dark plums, peppery spice, herbs de Provence, citrus twist, freshly picked blackberries, and orange peel. The palate is textured and gravelly, rich but subdued with tart acidity. Just a baby now, it needs some time to mature but is worthy of a spot in your cellar and a place at your dinner table. 43% Syrah, 35% Mourvèdre, and 22% Grenache. 1,200 cases produced. Sample provided by winery.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Maison Bleue
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation Jaja
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Yakima Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 9 (1%)
  • In Cellars 422 (60%)
  • Consumed 272 (39%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

95% Like It  20 votes