Advertisement

Who Likes This Wine(13)

  1. dom1581

    dom1581

    265 Tasting Notes

  2. absolut

    absolut

    378 Tasting Notes

  3. Christoffer78

    Christoffer78

    1,626 Tasting Notes

More

Food Pairing Tags

Community users think this wine goes best with:

Add My Food Pairing Tags

Community Tasting Notes (37) Avg Score: 91.5 points

  • I'm with Decanting Fool on this, maybe even more so. My primary impressions were: modern, dumb, disjointed, and hot.

    There was a time when I really liked these, so my impressions of the '09 probably reflect my evolving tastes more than changes in the producer. That said, I do think these have gotten more modern/generic over the years.

    1 person found this helpful, do you? Yes - No / Comment

  • decanted 30 min (modest granular sediment). dark ruby red to rim; roasted plums & mission figs, black licorice, wild fennel, cured tobacco leaf, white pepper; full-bodied & rich palate presence; ripe & deeply-fruited, kirsch, roasted black plums, anise, full & long on the mildly tannic finish. very enjoyable at this stage, if robust fruit is your preference.

    crisp braised pork belly, collards w/benton's bacon, creamy grits, poached farm egg w/chile oil

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • outstanding. Rich fruit coupled with tight structure. Drinking well after 30 min decant, clearly will get better.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • Decanted for one hour. May get to a 94 or 95. Kirsch and black fruit. Full bodied and super smooth tannins. This has all the traditional CDP notes. Figs and pipe tobacco.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

  • Pleasing notes of black tea and olives are the high points of this middle of the road CdP that's adequate but somehow misses the mark; all the elements are there but in the mouth it comes off as light weight and linear in places where I want it to be full and round. Will improve with some time, but it'll never be a serious contender. Many better choices at this price point.

    Do you find this review helpful? Yes - No / Comment

View all 37 Community Tasting Notes

What Do You Think? Add a Tasting Note

Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews below. Learn more.

Vinous

The Rhone Report

Vinous

The Rhone Report

NOTE: Some content is property of Vinous and The Rhone Report.

Add a Pro Review Add Your Own Reviews:
 

Report a problem with the information on this page.

$Where to Buy
powered by wine-searcher.com
×