Red

2002 Leonetti Cellar Reserve Walla Walla Valley

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • Washington
  • Columbia Valley
  • Walla Walla Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 20

  • John McCabe wrote: (95 points)

    January 11, 2017 - Harmonious. This had a grainy, sugary texture at first that didn't bode well, but it quickly evolved, losing any simplistic sugary profile and turned more mineral-driven with more energy, detail and purity. There is an acidity which really provides a kind of electric vibrancy to the mix. Medium-bodied, slightly oily, taking on increasing savory notes with increasing secondary and tertiary aspects. There is a rare beauty to this; very satisfying. Would be difficult to get tired of this. 95+pts.

  • devman wrote:

    October 10, 2016 - Still holding up very well and has many years of life left. We popped and poured it, but it got better and better with air. Fair amount of sediment, so decanting would be ideal.

  • Wine12345 wrote: (94 points)

    July 10, 2014 - Great wine just hitting its stride at 12 years. Opened 4 hours before drinking; helped greatly.

  • devman wrote: (96 points)

    February 27, 2014 - Probably the best Leonetti wine I have ever had. Beautifully structured, fantastically balanced, and incredibly food friendly. The oak is prominent on the nose, but on the palate it takes a backseat to the fantastic dark fruits, leather, acidity and tannin. It's still quite youthful and only got better with time in the decanter. Amazing wine.

  • Tom Myers Likes this wine: (92 points)

    February 14, 2014 - Excellent but not as good as I expected for an aged reserve wine from this esteemed winery

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2005, IWC Issue #123 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • 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 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1,209 (86%)
  • Consumed 199 (14%)

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