• corkscrews Likes this wine: 89 points

    April 8, 2021 - A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, raspberry, coffee and spice on finish, a bit past peak, drink now. www.winelx.com

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  • Wine Sparty wrote: 91 points

    March 14, 2021 - Enjoyed this. Loads of blackberries and blueberries without being overbearing. A touch of earth to go with it.

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  • gquigs Likes this wine: 90 points

    February 10, 2021 - Smooth and silky. Red fruit, pepper, some spices. Easy drinking.

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  • Laz4wine Likes this wine: 91 points

    January 21, 2021 - Clearly in a peak window showing its CndP heritage - nice blend with floral and minty aromas with a palate of black raspberry and cassis, thyme, anise, and smoky earthiness on a soft if somewhat short finish. Solid value for library selection at $25 via WL's winetext.

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  • OlufunshoBY wrote:

    January 12, 2021 - 2010 Rasa QED red- no decant. Actually impressive nose of perfume, assortment of flowers. Palate is..... not there. Not sure I have a better description. No finish. Tastes diluted. The nose was so good, it actually prepares your palate for something more robust. Thus making the actual palate such a let down. I have to agree with others who have commented on this wine likely passing it’s prime. 6/10

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  • Bender Bending Rodriguez wrote: 88 points

    December 13, 2020 - Honestly a bit underwhelmed. Feels a bit past prime — soft and a bit unstructured, definitely beginning to verge on oxidized as far as flavors and aromas go. This has been impeccably cellared since purchase, but just hasn’t held up. I have another bottle left, so we will see if this was just some bottle variation.

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  • PDX-S wrote:

    October 30, 2020 - Absolutely singing on day one in terms of being polished. The tannins are resolved, tertiary notes are just beginning and yet the dark fruits are still at the fore.
    Big and round with enough acid that days one and two have composure.
    Drink now.

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  • wicho Likes this wine: 91 points

    October 29, 2020 - Delicious wine, at or just past its peak. I recommend that now is the time to drink it.

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  • laetulos wrote: 91 points

    April 28, 2020 - I didn't take a lot of notes on this one, but over two days it was very good, definitely not over the hill, probably peaking. I really like Rasa's blends, they bring a lot of nuance to the wine.

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  • arthrovine wrote:

    March 23, 2020 - Popped and poured. Riedel Syrah and zalto bord glasses. Wine much better after a few hours of air dissipating macerated grapey plum aromas and flavors. There seemed to be clove and black pepper in the wine that provided interest. Quite good if bought on one of Rasa’s fire sales.

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