White - Sweet/Dessert

2007 Bonny Doon Vineyard Le Vol des Anges Beeswax Vineyard

Roussanne

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Arroyo Seco
Drink between 2008 - 2013 (Edit)
CT87.2 13 reviews
N.V.
Label borrowed from 2006
2006
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • stayhappy21 wrote: 86 points

    March 11, 2015 - Drank this with a close colleague over dinner at Rokeby and Wimbly Lu Chocolates tonight.

    Colour is dark yellow turning light brown. Notes of fresh apple juice on the nose, with a touch of pears and raisins.

    On the palate this wine carries some weight with restrained sugar giving a refreshing sensation on the palate.

    Nice wine with balanced sweetness.

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  • stayhappy21 wrote: 86 points

    December 13, 2014 - Drank a bottle last night with friends over some simple dishes at home.

    Yellow in colour, with a rich and fragrant nose. On the palate there are notes of pear and peach. The sweetness level is moderate and the sugar level is subdued.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • AllRed wrote: 86 points

    November 24, 2012 - 4th Saturday Group brown bagger (Mike & Cyndi's): Light color. Aromas of minerals, orange blossom honey, and tropical fruit. Flavors of apricot and peach, with a bit of a tinny, metallic note on the finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Christoffer78 Likes this wine: 89 points

    December 31, 2011 - Actually a 'fun' and rather interesting wine made from 100 percent Botrytised Roussanne... The nose displays a vivid array of melted beeswax or honey combined with subtle tones of lychée, tangerine and peach. The palate is full and lush with a finish lasting some 40 seconds. Overall impression is very positive, this is a fun and very nice effort. Age seems to do this effort justice. It is far more complex tonight compared to a couple of years ago.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • dizzydev wrote: 87 points

    October 9, 2011 - Slightly acidic and not very well balanced. With the right sweetness around it - paired with dessert, for example - not too bad.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2010, IWC Issue #153 (link)

    (Bonny Doon Vineyards Roussanne Beeswax Vineyard Le Vol des Anges Arroyo Seco (half bottle)) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    8/24/2009 (link)

    (Bonny Doon, Le Vol des Anges Arroyo Seco Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    10/3/2010 (link) 81 points

    (Bonny Doon Vineyard Le Vol des Anges Beeswax Vineyard) Medium orange color; apricot, honeyed nose; weird, tart apricot, apple, confectioner's sugar, chemical palate; medium finish

Wine Library TV

  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    Randalll Grahm of Bonny doon Visits the Thunder Show - Part 2, Episode #564, 10/23/2008 (link)

    (Le Vol Des Anges) COLOR-medium amber/golden; NOSE-tons of honey; smoked apricots; a little peach fuzz; TASTE-I like this -- it's not too sticky; solid balance; a lot of pears & quince on the back-end; there's a sauterne-like feel for me; GV-??

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type White - Sweet/Dessert
  • Producer Bonny Doon Vineyard
  • Varietal Roussanne
  • Designation Le Vol des Anges
  • Vineyard Beeswax Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Arroyo Seco
  • UPC Code 769434131062

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 55 (48%)
  • Consumed 60 (52%)

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