Red

2009 Kerloo Cellars Tempranillo

Tempranillo

  • USA
  • Washington
  • Columbia Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • Pedroel Likes this wine: 91 points

    August 14, 2014 - My kinda grape, done right!

  • baileycs Likes this wine: 89 points

    June 21, 2014 - very nice wine. Pop and pour, well integrated, matched well with bbq pork, silky, went down nice

  • dsgris Likes this wine: 92 points

    June 17, 2014 - Dark purple, garnet. Plum nose, dry, tart fruit, light mineral, chalky, not quite bitter tannins on the PnP, 89. Fresh acid dominates the fruit and tannins. Another night and shows great improvement. Well balanced with tart tannins accenting the fruit, more toward the red currant, pomegranate with a velvety mouthfeel, very good. Sublime tonight, but gone. Went up a point per night after opening. Hold longer.

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  • dsgris Likes this wine: 92 points

    April 2, 2014 - Dark ruby, nose of cassis & blackberry. Dry, light tannins with medium fruit. Good on the PnP with nice acid, fruit and tannin balance, blackberries, loganberries & some brambles. This starts where the '08 leaves off after a day. Fruity, but not overly so, tart red currants, some vanilla cream undertones. A very pleasant wine, much better with food. This has the bones to improve and drink well for many years.

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  • tombiro wrote: 90 points

    April 13, 2013 - Drinking very well in April '13. Great color, a bit tannic on the mid palate, solid with Italian food.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2011, IWC Issue #159 (link)

    (Kerloo Cellars Tempranillo Columbia Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Washington Wine Report

  • By Sean Sullivan
    12/27/2011 (link) *** points

    (Kerloo Cellars Tempranillo Columbia Valley) Lightly aromatic with spice and red fruit. The palate is tart with soft, pure flavors, dipping a bit in the middle before coming back together for a lingering finish. 53% Stone Tree Vineyard Block 17, 47% Les Collines Block 6. Aged in French and American oak (18% new). 13.9% alcohol. 184 cases produced. Sample provided by winery.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Kerloo Cellars
  • Varietal Tempranillo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Columbia Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 37 (28%)
  • Consumed 95 (72%)

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