2012 Herman Story Bolt Cutter

Red Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
Drink between 2016 - 2022 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 33

  • DrWal Likes this wine: 93 points

    January 15, 2019 - Great after about 2 hours in the glass. Candied fruit and tobacco on the nose. Hint of mint as well. And some raw meat (may be because I was cutting steaks). The palate is smooth and velvety with a long finish. Just beautiful.

  • DrWal Likes this wine: 90 points

    February 6, 2018 - PnP. Nose of tobacco and cedar with a subtle smoke.Nice fruit. Paired well with a 9yr old aged white cheddar and bison sliders.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • fredman wrote: 92 points

    January 14, 2018 - I would recommend at least a one-hour decant. Lots going on in this wine. Should hold its stuff for another 4-5 years, at least.

  • Screameagle Likes this wine: 91 points

    August 28, 2017 - A pop and pour wine last night that drank very well. A qpr wine considering how nicely it drank. Russell is making some very nice wine that in my opinion is not fully apppreciated

  • Babik Likes this wine:

    April 29, 2017 - PNP. Nose: some smoke, cooking animal fat, bit of pyrazine at the beginning, black fruit towards the end rising to a sweet candied note with more swirling. Thick luscious mouthfeel almost like a high quality Aussie Shiraz. Smooth tannins combined with some heat, long finish where red fruit builds. Nice on its own; not too massive like some HS wines.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Herman Story
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Bolt Cutter
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Central Coast

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 209 (38%)
  • Consumed 347 (62%)

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