Red

2008 Alban Vineyards Grenache Alban Estate Vineyard

Grenache

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Edna Valley
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CT94.4 36 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 25

  • jviz wrote: 95 points

    April 13, 2019 - As good as advertised. Cool nose, blackberry cobbler and minerals. Big extraction and big acidity. Generously proportioned and very yummy - just starting to round the corner in its development

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Ridgerunner Likes this wine: 94 points

    December 12, 2018 - Glorious American Grenache!

  • buckeye76 Likes this wine: 95 points

    July 14, 2018 - Big, rich fruit in the nose and flavor, blackberries, black cherries, currants, licorice, and hints of floral and herbaceousness. Full bodied wine with nice complexity, structure, and a long finish.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Anonymous Likes this wine: 95 points

    January 20, 2018 - Delicious. Very rich and full of fruit. A little bit of spice and chocolate on the nose. Nice acidity. Tannins mellowed somewhat but still very present. Will certainly live for a long time from here

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • gsiokis Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 25, 2017 - Christmas Wine dinner

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  • By Antonio Galloni
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    Exploring California's Central Coast (Aug 2011) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Alban Vineyards
  • Varietal Grenache
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Alban Estate Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Edna Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 13 (2%)
  • In Cellars 249 (45%)
  • Consumed 297 (53%)

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