Red

2016 Dirty and Rowdy Mourvèdre Antle Vineyard

Mourvèdre

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Chalone
Drink between 2021 - 2026 (Edit)
CT91.7 11 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • adnorthup Likes this wine: 94 points

    December 9, 2020 - Opened in honor of the D&R magnum library release of this bottling. Classic Hardy Mourvèdre. Vibrant fruit, nice zippy acidity. Full of blueberry and raspberry, with a bit of stewed strawberry on the mid-palate. Delicious and easy to down but has many years left.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Peter Kleban Likes this wine:

    April 22, 2020 - ** (plus)

    PnP. Very pleasant. Smooth, medium body, goes down very easily. Interesting flavor.
    11/1/20:
    Decanted 2 hrs this time. And it needed it! This is still very young, but with very good length and freshness, nice balance. Liked it a lot. So I'm upping the score. Don't ask me why the first one was good with no decant, I don't know.

  • vin0vin0 Likes this wine: 89 points

    April 5, 2020 - If Jolly Rancher made a black cherry candy it would taste something like this. Lots of ripe black cherry, medium plus amount of acidity. This is all primary with none of the mustiness mourvedre can sometimes bring. Very tasty.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Rieslingfan wrote:

    March 12, 2020 - First red wine since my surgery...I would have been happy to just smell it. The aromatics were intoxicating. Red fruit, cinnamon, orange zest, wet stone, worn leather, moist dirt and flowers all together and one by one. Bright on the palate, precise at first, it fanned out on the finish to echo the nose.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Mike Dildine Likes this wine: 93 points

    July 31, 2019 - 12.6% abv. Dark ruby, expressive aromatics. On the palate, plum, an orchid note, mint and licorice. Deep and intense with a long aftertaste. Should continue to evolve well over the near term. I wish I had more.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Dirty and Rowdy
  • Varietal Mourvèdre
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Antle Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Chalone

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (1%)
  • In Cellars 189 (51%)
  • Consumed 175 (48%)

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