White

2011 Big Basin Vineyards Roussanne Homestead Block

Roussanne

  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Santa Cruz Mountains
Drink between 2013 - 2017 (Edit)
CT90.5 16 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 15

  • Mtnmd1 Likes this wine: 90 points

    September 30, 2018 - Light nose/body but still well balanced. Age showing on the edge. Good for another couple years

  • PSUSteve Does not like this wine:

    September 19, 2018 - PnP. Based on other’s notes, this must be over the hill. Not drinkable.

  • Grillgod Likes this wine: 92 points

    August 28, 2017 - Golden, slightly cloudy color. Rich caramel notes on first opening. After airing 30-60 minutes the heavy notes blow off it's a very crisp, rich, creamy, honey and tangerine tinged palate. Moroccan or Indian Food would go nicely.

  • EMichels wrote: 87 points

    April 21, 2017 - Interesting richness; Big middle; Finish a bit disjointed

  • MLR wrote: 90 points

    May 1, 2016 - Nice wine with a gravel and caulky mouth feel that is full a food weighty.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2014, IWC Issue #174 (link)

    (Big Basin Vineyards Roussanne Homestead Block Santa Cruz Mountains) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Santa Cruz Mountains: California’s Best Kept Secret (Jul 2013) (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/6/2014 (link) 91 points

    (Big Basin Vineyards Roussanne Homestead Block) Light medium yellow color; aromatic, baked pear, honeysuckle nose; rich, tasty, tart pear, baked pear, lanolin palate with good acidity; medium-plus finish 91+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type White
  • Producer Big Basin Vineyards
  • Varietal Roussanne
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Homestead Block
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Santa Cruz Mountains

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 5 (8%)
  • Consumed 59 (92%)

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