2009 Fjellene Eastern Approach

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • Washington
  • Columbia Valley
  • Walla Walla Valley

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  • cmaldoon wrote: 85 points

    March 13, 2014 - Fjellene 2009 Eastern approach (60 CF 40 ME)

    Simpler and cleaner than I had hoped. A clear, bright, accessible red with the barest hint of tannin. Just a touch of the green cab franc among cranberry and blackberry. The palate is full without being particularly concentrated. There is a hint of spice but not enough to make it fabulously interesting.

    I'm ok with the $15 price tag. It isn't horribly commercial but it isn't a steal at this level. I'd take a BV Napa ($22) any day.

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  • Quaffing in Colorado commented:

    4/28/14, 7:50 PM - Spot-on review.

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