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Community Tasting Notes (21) Avg Score: 90.8 points

  • Not bad. But also without merit. Not much flavor or aroma left. Kind of like "meh" in a bottle.

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  • This must be near its peak. Smooth and mellow, the tannins have softened up considerably over time. Blueberries and stewed fruit. A nice wine worthy of a Christmas Eve pop and pour.

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  • Ruby appearance. Lush, mouthwatering aromas of red currants, cherries, oak, cedar, and toast. Lots of black fruit on a mid-to-full weight frame. Very Bordeaux-like, tensing up a bit on the dark chocolate finish. Integrated and balanced, with fruit masking the alcohol. Expected a bit more complexity but charming nonetheless.

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  • Clear, medium (+) ruby, with very little sign of ageing. The nose is clean, of moderate intensity, and developing. The palate is dry but with sweet fruit, nicely framed by medium to medium (+) acidity and tannins. The tannins are smooth and round and well integrated. The alcohol is medium and not particularly noticeable despite being listed as 14.8%. The mouth-feel is smooth. This is a medium (+) to full-bodied wine but appears to be light on its feet. Textbook Bordeaux flavors of black and red fruit, spice, herbs and pencil shavings. The flavor intensity is medium (+) as is the length of the finish. This is a very well balanced wine which is drinking very well now. It may be at its peak, but is likely to continue drinking well through 2016 or so. This was a great vintage for this wine, which I think is a great value and one of California's unsung heroes.

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  • 2006 Cali Cabs/Blends are starting to soften up

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2010, IWC Issue #150, (See more on Vinous...)

    (Ferrari-Carano Winery Tresor Red Wine Sonoma County) Subscribe to see review text.

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