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2008 Mark Ryan Mourvedre Crazy Mary
- > Washington
- > Columbia Valley
- > Red Mountain
Community Tasting Notes 5
garambler Likes this wine: (92 points)
July 12, 2014 - Friends brought this to our 7/12/14 brisket dinner / Mourvedre tasting. It had a rich, powerful and earthy bouquet of plum, blueberry, loam, spice and smoke aromas. The palate was rich, dense and dry with flavors of plum, blackberry, blueberry, dirt, pepper and spice.1 person found this helpful Comment
emdub wrote: (91 points)
November 3, 2012 - No formal notes
OregonWineGeeks Likes this wine: (91 points)
February 3, 2012 - This is a very dark Washington state wine, deep ruby and opaque. The nose shows dark fruit, loam, chocolate, leather and spices. The mouth feel is full bodied with a velvety sweet fruit and vanilla, nice layers of acid, fruit and tannin leading into very extended finish. The Mourvedre is a really nice accompaniment to red meats and heavier fair but very drinkable on its own. A more extended aeration will produce more smoked meat and deeper loam fragrances.
Matlatzinca wrote: (90 points)
February 26, 2011 - Tart raspberry and high acidity on initial taste, earthy finish. Some described as smoky. Yum.
Apollo_Creed wrote: (92 points)
December 18, 2010 - Smokey and dusty earth. Dark berries, currant. Nice mellow, drawn out finish. Probably would be killer with some lamb.
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- Vintage 2008
- Type Red
- Producer Mark Ryan
- Varietal Mourvedre
- Designation Crazy Mary
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region Washington
- SubRegion Columbia Valley
- Appellation Red Mountain
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 61 (53%)
- Consumed 55 (47%)