Red

2012 Herman Story Casual Encounters

Red Blend

  • USA
  • California
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Community Tasting Notes 49

  • Wine Lover 1964 Likes this wine: 90 points

    October 10, 2019 - Still drinking very good. Love this blend. Less fruit and bouquet than in its younger years, but still enjoyable. Not sure if more time will change or improve this further. No need to wait anyway, 7, closer to 8 years in the bottle enough time for me!

  • BJLMD wrote: 92 points

    April 14, 2019 - beautiful bouquet on opening. beautiful balance. Quite ready to drink now

  • markandsusanw Likes this wine: 92 points

    April 25, 2018 - Smooth and sweet strawberries to open, with a smoky, earthy mid and dry backbone. Easy drinking, but still has complexity and interest. Really liking where this is now and think Casual Encounters, though lesser known, is one of the stars of the Story line.

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  • bbcc66 Likes this wine: 90 points

    January 12, 2018 - Decanted 2 hrs. Dark fruit nose. Fruit-forward, consistent tastes of dark fruits. Just a bit off from 2016 noted bottle.

  • MeredithAK wrote:

    December 24, 2017 - Yum

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Herman Story
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Casual Encounters
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation California

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 302 (33%)
  • Consumed 601 (67%)

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