Tasting Room: Luxury Red Wine Sampler

Tasted March 3, 2018 by scott davis with 114 views

Introduction

Six 50ml bottles from The Tasting Room. This is one of their "Luxury Red Wine Sampler" offerings:

Flight 1 (6 notes)

Red
2008 Papapietro Perry Pinot Noir Elsbree Vineyard USA, California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley
89 points
From 50ml. Ruby in color, cherry and strawberry on the nose, cherry, strawberry, spice, and earth on the palate. Medium length.
Red
2006 Luna Vineyards Sangiovese Riserva USA, California, Napa Valley
85 points
From 50ml. Garnet in color, with raspberry and pomegranate aromas that follow on to the palate with spice, pepper, and herb notes. Medium finish.
Red
2008 Twisted Oak The Spaniard USA, California, Sierra Foothills, Calaveras County
89 points
From 50ml. Garnet in color, pleasant aromas, cherry, blackberry, plum and cedar flavors. Medium finish.
Red
2008 Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot Napa Valley USA, California, Napa Valley
93 points
From 50ml. Dark purple in color, with pleasant dark fruits and molasses on the nose. The palate shows blackberry, blueberry, coffee, and vanilla notes, which are integrated and drinking well. Long finish.
Red
2008 Hawkes Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley USA, California, Sonoma County, Alexander Valley
83 points
From 50ml. Mahogany in color, with aromas of cherry, blackberry, and earth that carry on to the palate. A bit light on the finish.
Red
2007 Renteria Cabernet Sauvignon USA, California, Napa Valley
92 points
From 50ml. Inky purple color, with inviting aromas of blackberry, cassis, and cedar. The palate shows abundant red and blue fruits, tobacco, and pepper flavors. Medium plus finish.
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