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2005 Col Solare
Red Bordeaux Blend
- Columbia Valley
Community Tasting Notes 105
buckeye76 Likes this wine: (92 points)
March 8, 2017 - Still brick red in color, cherries, black cherries, licorice, coffee, and sweet peppers in the nose. Deep fruit in the flavor, blackberries, currants, and plums. Medium to long finish.
vinodolphin Likes this wine: (93 points)
March 6, 2017 - Last bottle. Too bad, everyone has really enjoyed this. Top notch.
gtm Likes this wine: (94 points)
January 23, 2017 - Becoming a very nice wine. Aerated
Omegafall wrote: (90 points)
December 25, 2016 - It tastes like mineral, black currant (cassis) and blackberry. The legs are medium. The wine looks garnet colored. There is light sediment in the bottle.
ibglowin Likes this wine: (93 points)
March 6, 2016 - Still had several more years left in the bottle. Not fading by any means One of the best bottles of wine I have ever had. Lovely fruit, silky smooth tannins, long finish, what more could you want.
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By Stephen Tanzer
November/December 2008, IWC Issue #141 (link)
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Washington Wine Report
By Sean Sullivan
8/27/2009 (link) **** points
(Col Solare Col Solare Columbia Valley) A very different wine than the 2006 with more fruit aromas and tastes, including blueberry and blackberry, along with pencil shavings, a touch of vanilla, and a light floral bouquet. An elegant wine that is still built to last. 71% Cabernet; 25% Merlot; 4% Cabernet Franc. 14.5% alcohol. 7,000 cases produced.
By Richard Jennings
5/13/2009 (link) 93 points
(Col Solare) Opaque black red violet color; lavender, blackberry and black fruit nose; tasty, focused, black fruit, blackberry and charcoal palate; medium-plus finish
- Vintage 2005
- Type Red
- Producer Col Solare
- Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region Washington
- SubRegion Columbia Valley
- Appellation Columbia Valley
- UPC Code 088586000171
- Pending Delivery 7 (0%)
- In Cellars 1,297 (51%)
- Consumed 1,262 (49%)
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