2015 Calluna Vineyards Calluna Estate

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Chalk Hill
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • wgmccallum Likes this wine: 94 points

    October 1, 2019 - Nose of fragrant dark fruit, violets, a hint of ash. Dense dark fruit on the palate with strong gritty tannins, muscular toned presence, long sinewy tannic finish with a winding sheet of sweet acid. Big and powerful in a fresh floral gown and without a hint of flab. Excellent with tarragon braised chicken.

  • tomoem Likes this wine: 93 points

    March 22, 2019 - The greatest Calluna I have had. Aromas of tea leaf, and some cranberry. On the palette it is immediate blackberry with tobacco leaf and slight cranberry. On the finish it is all "Cedar" wood and a small amount of tight tannic driven fruit which is totally restrained.

    This is built to age and improve. I commend David and his team as this is totally better than all recent vintages.

  • MattMauldin Likes this wine:

    June 4, 2018 - Napa Valley & Chalk Hill AVA winery visits - 5/30 & 5/31, 2018: Aromas of pressed flowers, cassis, cherry and black tea. Elegant and dense palate of melted stone, cedar, cassis and other red and black fruit, and spices. Big fine tannins, full depth thoughout, finishing with good length.

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2019, Issue #81, Calluna Vineyards Chalk Hill’s Preeminent Bordeaux Blend Specialist, 5/1/2019

    (Calluna Estate- Calluna Vineyards (Chalk Hill)) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2018, Issue #76, The Summer of 2018 North American Wines Neo-Classicists and Old School Producers

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type Red
  • Producer Calluna Vineyards
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Calluna Estate
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Chalk Hill

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 154 (92%)
  • Consumed 14 (8%)

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