2004 Bonny Doon Vineyard Carignane Ancient Vines


  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Contra Costa County
Drink between 2007 - 2009 (Edit)
CT83.5 3 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • Ian S wrote:

    May 27, 2009 - Interesting to taste this and I'm still in a quandary.

    There was good tannic grip, well-judged acidity and balancing level of fruit... yet perhaps I expected something less tight and more nuanced. I could see how this might be more interesting in a few years, but with no experience of the label, that was a difficult call to make.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • jamieirving wrote: (83 points)

    July 20, 2008 - Deep purple in colour, this Carignane showed sweet cherry fruit, vanilla and a hint of capsicum on the nose. The palate showed dark red fruit, spice and a little tobacco characters. Dry finish with supple tannins. Nice, but not overly complex.

    1 person found this helpful Comment

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bonny Doon Vineyard
  • Varietal Carignane
  • Designation Ancient Vines
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Contra Costa County

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 2 (22%)
  • Consumed 7 (78%)

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