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Bosquet des Papes

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2021
94
Herbs and spice accompany the ripe red, cherries, kirsch and strawberry in the nose. The palate is silky, sweet, soft and fresh, with layers of creamy-textured red cherries and peppery strawberries from start to finish is this elegant, seductive wine. The wine was made using mostly old vine Grenache that is more than 80 years of age, along with Syrah and Mourvedre. Drink from 2024-2034.

Herbs and spice accompany the ripe red, cherries, kirsch and strawberry in the nose. The palate is silky, sweet, soft and fresh, with layers of creamy-textured red cherries and peppery strawberries from start to finish is this elegant, seductive wine. The wine was made using mostly old vine Grenache that is more than 80 years of age, along with Syrah and Mourvedre. Drink from 2024-2034.

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2021
91
Dark kirsch with flowery accents open the wine. The palate, with its medium-body, freshness, creamy-tannins and sweetness is round, and ready-to-go, delivering its cherries and kirsch with ease as soon as it is released. Drink from 2024 - 2033.

Dark kirsch with flowery accents open the wine. The palate, with its medium-body, freshness, creamy-tannins and sweetness is round, and ready-to-go, delivering its cherries and kirsch with ease as soon as it is released. Drink from 2024 - 2033.

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2020
95
Ruby in color, the wine is all about its elegant, fresh, refined character. Exchanging purity and silky textures for weight and density, there is vibrancy, lift and ample sweet, mildly-spiced kirsch and mint-leaf on the palate which carries though to the long, graceful finish. The wine was made using mostly old vine Grenache that is more than 80 years of age, along with Syrah and Mourvedre. Drink from 2022-2034.

Ruby in color, the wine is all about its elegant, fresh, refined character. Exchanging purity and silky textures for weight and density, there is vibrancy, lift and ample sweet, mildly-spiced kirsch and mint-leaf on the palate which carries though to the long, graceful finish. The wine was made using mostly old vine Grenache that is more than 80 years of age, along with Syrah and Mourvedre. Drink from 2022-2034.

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2020
92
Flowers and kirsch dominate the perfume. On the palate, the wine is silky and vibrant, fresh and pure with a sweetness and lift to clean, red fruits that carries through to the finish. Drink from 2023 - 2033.

Flowers and kirsch dominate the perfume. On the palate, the wine is silky and vibrant, fresh and pure with a sweetness and lift to clean, red fruits that carries through to the finish. Drink from 2023 - 2033.

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2020
96
The nose blends roses and cherries. On the palate, the is all about its purity, elegance, freshness and silky textures. There is an array of ripe, sensuous red fruits on the palate from start to finish here. This is completely effortless to drink. The wine takes its name from the fact that the wine is a selection of 7 different parcels of vines from the Pignan lieu-dit. The wine is produced from 100% old vine Grenache from some of the estate's oldest vines. Drink from 2022-2035.

The nose blends roses and cherries. On the palate, the is all about its purity, elegance, freshness and silky textures. There is an array of ripe, sensuous red fruits on the palate from start to finish here. This is completely effortless to drink. The wine takes its name from the fact that the wine is a selection of 7 different parcels of vines from the Pignan lieu-dit. The wine is produced from 100% old vine Grenache from some of the estate's oldest vines. Drink from 2022-2035.

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2019
92
All the honeysuckle, white peach and juicy, fresh citrus with the cut of minerality is working really well here, especially in the finish, with all of its freshness and ripe fruits. You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2022 - 2029

All the honeysuckle, white peach and juicy, fresh citrus with the cut of minerality is working really well here, especially in the finish, with all of its freshness and ripe fruits. You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2022 - 2029

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2019
93
The blend of spring flowers and garrigue on the nose is just perfect. The dark red berries come though from there on the nose and palate. Soft, fruity, fresh and juicy, the wine is already such a treat in your glass. The finish loads you with with its melange of red fruits and olives. Enjoy it on release, or give it a year or two in the cellar, either way you're in for a treat. Drink from 2023 - 2034

The blend of spring flowers and garrigue on the nose is just perfect. The dark red berries come though from there on the nose and palate. Soft, fruity, fresh and juicy, the wine is already such a treat in your glass. The finish loads you with with its melange of red fruits and olives. Enjoy it on release, or give it a year or two in the cellar, either way you're in for a treat. Drink from 2023 - 2034

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2019
97
Bright, fresh, lusciously textured, elegant red fruits galore here. Add nuances of flowers, spice, kirsch and thyme, ample concentration and a long, silky, supple textured finish and you get the idea. This beauty will age and evolve for 2 decades with no trouble. The wine was produced blending 98% old vine Grenache, with 1% Cinsault and 1% Clairette. Drink from 2024 - 2038

Bright, fresh, lusciously textured, elegant red fruits galore here. Add nuances of flowers, spice, kirsch and thyme, ample concentration and a long, silky, supple textured finish and you get the idea. This beauty will age and evolve for 2 decades with no trouble. The wine was produced blending 98% old vine Grenache, with 1% Cinsault and 1% Clairette. Drink from 2024 - 2038

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2019
96
Lush, refined, silky and fresh, the wine is already a treat to taste. Though, if you give it a few years in the bottle you are going to find even more ripe, red plums, flowers, smoke, licorice, kirsch and earth. Balanced, elegant and richly textured, this is going to age and evolve for 15 to 20 years. with ease Drink from 2024 - 2038

Lush, refined, silky and fresh, the wine is already a treat to taste. Though, if you give it a few years in the bottle you are going to find even more ripe, red plums, flowers, smoke, licorice, kirsch and earth. Balanced, elegant and richly textured, this is going to age and evolve for 15 to 20 years. with ease Drink from 2024 - 2038

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2018
96
Oh yes was the first words that came to mind once this spicy wine hit my palate. With good concentration of flavor, you find opulent, silky red fruits and spice that perfectly combines sweetness and purity on the palate. This is one of the more successful wines of the vintage. The wine was produced blending 98% old vine Grenache, with 1% Cinsault and 1% Clariette.

Oh yes was the first words that came to mind once this spicy wine hit my palate. With good concentration of flavor, you find opulent, silky red fruits and spice that perfectly combines sweetness and purity on the palate. This is one of the more successful wines of the vintage. The wine was produced blending 98% old vine Grenache, with 1% Cinsault and 1% Clariette.

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2018
95
Elegant, plush, soft and fresh, with a strong floral essence which is accompanied with a nice sweetness to all the red fruits. Silky, refined, soft and generous with a gorgeous sense of purity to the fruits in the finish. The wine blends 85% Grenache with 15% Mourvedre.

Elegant, plush, soft and fresh, with a strong floral essence which is accompanied with a nice sweetness to all the red fruits. Silky, refined, soft and generous with a gorgeous sense of purity to the fruits in the finish. The wine blends 85% Grenache with 15% Mourvedre.

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2018
92
Focused on its strawberry, cherry and red plum notes, the fruits are soft, sweet and pure. Refined, elegant, forward, juicy and fresh, with touches of herbs and a chalky finish, this is quite nice. Give it a year or two in the cellar.

Focused on its strawberry, cherry and red plum notes, the fruits are soft, sweet and pure. Refined, elegant, forward, juicy and fresh, with touches of herbs and a chalky finish, this is quite nice. Give it a year or two in the cellar.

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2017
92
Soft, juicy, fresh and with a cherry and herb filled center, the wine is loaded with extra complexities of olives garrigue and spice. The wine was blended from 75% Grenache, 11% Mourvedre, 11% Syrah, 1% Vaccarese and 1% Counoise and 1% Cinsault.

Soft, juicy, fresh and with a cherry and herb filled center, the wine is loaded with extra complexities of olives garrigue and spice. The wine was blended from 75% Grenache, 11% Mourvedre, 11% Syrah, 1% Vaccarese and 1% Counoise and 1% Cinsault.

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2017
96
Silky, refined, floral, round, lush and intense, the fruit is ripe, supple, spicy and fresh. The kirsch offers a nice pop of red fruit in the long, elegant, kirsch dominated finish. The wine was produced blending 98% old vine Grenache, with 1% Cinsault and 1% Clariette.

Silky, refined, floral, round, lush and intense, the fruit is ripe, supple, spicy and fresh. The kirsch offers a nice pop of red fruit in the long, elegant, kirsch dominated finish. The wine was produced blending 98% old vine Grenache, with 1% Cinsault and 1% Clariette.

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2017
97
Silky, soft and refined, this elegant blast of sweet, ripe cherries is just great. The red berries are soft, polished and refined, showing a fabulous sense of purity and grace. The wine was made using 86% old vine Grenache, 7% Syrah and 7% Mourvedre.

Silky, soft and refined, this elegant blast of sweet, ripe cherries is just great. The red berries are soft, polished and refined, showing a fabulous sense of purity and grace. The wine was made using 86% old vine Grenache, 7% Syrah and 7% Mourvedre.

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2016
98
Supple, silky, polished and refined, the black licorice juxtaposes perfectly with the pure, sweet, peppery, spiced, kirsch. This sexy wine is full bodied, elegant and poised. There is length and purity in a beautiful style that is perfect for this vintage. The wine was made using 86% old vine Grenache, 7% Syrah and 7% Mourvedre.

Supple, silky, polished and refined, the black licorice juxtaposes perfectly with the pure, sweet, peppery, spiced, kirsch. This sexy wine is full bodied, elegant and poised. There is length and purity in a beautiful style that is perfect for this vintage. The wine was made using 86% old vine Grenache, 7% Syrah and 7% Mourvedre.

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2016
97
Black raspberries, kirsch, cherry and floral notes sing their song. The wine is pure silky decadence. There is tiny bit of new wood that is completely eaten by all the layers of perfectly ripe fruit. The purity in the fruit is striking here. The finish seems to go forever. I might be underrating this wine, as it is so nice to drink already. The wine is made blending 80% old vine Grenache and 20% Mourvedre.

Black raspberries, kirsch, cherry and floral notes sing their song. The wine is pure silky decadence. There is tiny bit of new wood that is completely eaten by all the layers of perfectly ripe fruit. The purity in the fruit is striking here. The finish seems to go forever. I might be underrating this wine, as it is so nice to drink already. The wine is made blending 80% old vine Grenache and 20% Mourvedre.

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2016
93
Finesse styled, concentrated, fresh and polished with an elegant lean to the sweet, ripe fruits, there is lift, character and complexity. The wine was blended from 75% Grenache, 12% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, 1% Vaccarese and 1% Counoise and 1% Cinsault.

Finesse styled, concentrated, fresh and polished with an elegant lean to the sweet, ripe fruits, there is lift, character and complexity. The wine was blended from 75% Grenache, 12% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, 1% Vaccarese and 1% Counoise and 1% Cinsault.

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2016
95
Rich, silky, vibrant, and fresh, there is energy and purity to the array of cherries and kirsch, along with fresh herbs, thyme, flowers and spice on the nose and palate. This is just about ready to enter its prime-time drinking window.

Rich, silky, vibrant, and fresh, there is energy and purity to the array of cherries and kirsch, along with fresh herbs, thyme, flowers and spice on the nose and palate. This is just about ready to enter its prime-time drinking window.

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2015
96
Produced from 98% old vine Grenache, with just 1% Cinsault and 1% Clariette for spice and floral notes, the wine is full bodied, deep and intense. Rich, concentrated, juicy and opulent, the layers of sensuous, rich fruit keep on coming. The opulent fruit filled finish is a stunner.

Produced from 98% old vine Grenache, with just 1% Cinsault and 1% Clariette for spice and floral notes, the wine is full bodied, deep and intense. Rich, concentrated, juicy and opulent, the layers of sensuous, rich fruit keep on coming. The opulent fruit filled finish is a stunner.

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2015
95
Sexy stuff here, with its silky, elegantly textured fruit. Light on its feet, due to the freshness, full bodied and concentrated due to all the ripe, juicy fruit and with a spicy, fruity, clean finish that feels and tastes great. The wine was made using 86% old vine Grenache, 7% Syrah and 7% Mourvedre.

Sexy stuff here, with its silky, elegantly textured fruit. Light on its feet, due to the freshness, full bodied and concentrated due to all the ripe, juicy fruit and with a spicy, fruity, clean finish that feels and tastes great. The wine was made using 86% old vine Grenache, 7% Syrah and 7% Mourvedre.

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2015
94
The debut vintage from Bosquet des Papes of La Folie was produced from 80% old vine Grenache and 20% Mourvedre. Explosive aromatics are set off with smoky oak, once past the wood, the wine displays spicy, dark red berries, hints of blue fruit, earth and spice. Full bodied, powerful, long and concentrated, the wine is a bit too present at the moment making this not fun to enjoy young. But there is the structure and a wealth of fruit, along with ample tannins to allow for some real age on this wine. This will be a beauty with a few years of age.

The debut vintage from Bosquet des Papes of La Folie was produced from 80% old vine Grenache and 20% Mourvedre. Explosive aromatics are set off with smoky oak, once past the wood, the wine displays spicy, dark red berries, hints of blue fruit, earth and spice. Full bodied, powerful, long and concentrated, the wine is a bit too present at the moment making this not fun to enjoy young. But there is the structure and a wealth of fruit, along with ample tannins to allow for some real age on this wine. This will be a beauty with a few years of age.

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2015
92
Medium bodied, finesse styled, fresh and silky, with an elegant slant to its red fruits. Sweet, spicy, lush and polished, I really like the character going on here. The wine was blended from 75% Grenache, 12% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 1% Vaccarese and 1% Counoise and 1% Cinsault.

Medium bodied, finesse styled, fresh and silky, with an elegant slant to its red fruits. Sweet, spicy, lush and polished, I really like the character going on here. The wine was blended from 75% Grenache, 12% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 1% Vaccarese and 1% Counoise and 1% Cinsault.

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2014
92
One of the more consistent, high quality producers in the appellation, the wine is medium bodied, supple textured and serves up its smoky, charcoal, kirsch, earthy, peppery, raspberry profile quite willingly. A few years in the bottle should add more softness and complexity to the delicious wine.

One of the more consistent, high quality producers in the appellation, the wine is medium bodied, supple textured and serves up its smoky, charcoal, kirsch, earthy, peppery, raspberry profile quite willingly. A few years in the bottle should add more softness and complexity to the delicious wine.

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2014
91
Black licorice, spice, sweet, ripe plums and cherries are all over the place. Soft, elegant and refined, with a fresh, spicy note in the medium bodied finish that really helps keeps it going.

Black licorice, spice, sweet, ripe plums and cherries are all over the place. Soft, elegant and refined, with a fresh, spicy note in the medium bodied finish that really helps keeps it going.

4,739 Views   Tasted
2013
91
Licorice and black cherries abound in this charmer. Silky in texture, forward in style, this is quite nice for the vintage.

Licorice and black cherries abound in this charmer. Silky in texture, forward in style, this is quite nice for the vintage.

3,858 Views   Tasted
2013
93
Concentrated for the vintage, there is a wealth of silky, dark red fruits paired with supple textures and a vibrant, richness to the finish making this one of the top wines of the vintage. Produced from a blend of 90% Grenache with an even split of Syrah and Mourvedre.

Concentrated for the vintage, there is a wealth of silky, dark red fruits paired with supple textures and a vibrant, richness to the finish making this one of the top wines of the vintage. Produced from a blend of 90% Grenache with an even split of Syrah and Mourvedre.

3,721 Views   Tasted
2012
92
Soft, silky and smooth, the red fruits are sweet, polished and filled with spice with freshness. This is quite nice. From a blend of 75% Grenache, 12% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 3% Cinsault.

Soft, silky and smooth, the red fruits are sweet, polished and filled with spice with freshness. This is quite nice. From a blend of 75% Grenache, 12% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 3% Cinsault.

3,462 Views   Tasted
2012
95
Sensuous layers of sweet red fruits, spice and kirsch lay the groundwork for the elegant, ripe, spicy, round finish. Using 85% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre, the wine reached 14.5% ABV.

Sensuous layers of sweet red fruits, spice and kirsch lay the groundwork for the elegant, ripe, spicy, round finish. Using 85% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre, the wine reached 14.5% ABV.

2,881 Views   Tasted
2012
93
With a good depth of plum and kirsch on the mid palate, the spicy finish follows through. From mostly old vine Grenache, 2% Cinsault was added in for good measure.

With a good depth of plum and kirsch on the mid palate, the spicy finish follows through. From mostly old vine Grenache, 2% Cinsault was added in for good measure.

4,506 Views   Tasted
2011
91
Silky, lush, ripe peppery berries, freshness and a blast of kirsch in the end that really stays with you.

Silky, lush, ripe peppery berries, freshness and a blast of kirsch in the end that really stays with you.

3,114 Views   Tasted
2011
92
Blending 85% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre produced a wine with a smoky, incense and red berry nose. Fresh, silky, lush and concentrated, the wine ends with a blast of kirsch liqueur in the finish. This should get better with a few years of age.

Blending 85% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre produced a wine with a smoky, incense and red berry nose. Fresh, silky, lush and concentrated, the wine ends with a blast of kirsch liqueur in the finish. This should get better with a few years of age.

4,481 Views   Tasted
2010
95
A wine of pure pleasure with its silky, elegant, powerful, mineral driven palate, the wine exudes fresh, dark red berries, jam and spice. Give it a few years in the bottle for further development.

A wine of pure pleasure with its silky, elegant, powerful, mineral driven palate, the wine exudes fresh, dark red berries, jam and spice. Give it a few years in the bottle for further development.

4,964 Views   Tasted
Deep in color, with powerful aromatics of blackberry, jam, kirsch, black raspberry, fennel and pepper, this delectable, stylish, Chateauneuf du Pape is concentrated, round, deep and long.

Deep in color, with powerful aromatics of blackberry, jam, kirsch, black raspberry, fennel and pepper, this delectable, stylish, Chateauneuf du Pape is concentrated, round, deep and long.

6,557 Views   Tasted
2010
92
Earthy, garrigue and black cherry scents complicated by hints of jam and fresh herbs. Create a rich, fleshy, supple wine that is drinking well now.

Earthy, garrigue and black cherry scents complicated by hints of jam and fresh herbs. Create a rich, fleshy, supple wine that is drinking well now.

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Filled with spice, earth pepper and garrigue, this medium bodied, approachable, soft, traditionally made Chateauneuf du Pape wine ends with fresh black pepper and kirsch.

Filled with spice, earth pepper and garrigue, this medium bodied, approachable, soft, traditionally made Chateauneuf du Pape wine ends with fresh black pepper and kirsch.

3,520 Views   Tasted
2010
93
Wet earth, with spice, black cherry liqueur and kirsch scents, deep color and a fresh, tannic, ripe cherry finish are found in this Chateauneuf du Pape. Give it a few years to develop.

Wet earth, with spice, black cherry liqueur and kirsch scents, deep color and a fresh, tannic, ripe cherry finish are found in this Chateauneuf du Pape. Give it a few years to develop.

3,146 Views   Tasted
2009
93
Round, supple, silky, lusciously textured black cherries, kirsch liqueur, thyme and earth tastes and feels great. Youthful, but it's so good, it's hard not to enjoy this today, even if it's going to get better.

Round, supple, silky, lusciously textured black cherries, kirsch liqueur, thyme and earth tastes and feels great. Youthful, but it's so good, it's hard not to enjoy this today, even if it's going to get better.

4,066 Views   Tasted
2009
92
Elegant, medium bodied, supple, round and luscious, this open styled Chateauneuf du Pape serves up a blast of sweet kirsch, jam and garrigue.

Elegant, medium bodied, supple, round and luscious, this open styled Chateauneuf du Pape serves up a blast of sweet kirsch, jam and garrigue.

3,448 Views   Tasted
2007
94
Full blown aromas of kirsch, spice box, jammy black raspberry and garrigue are all over the place. Powerful, concentrated and lush, this stylish Chateauneuf du Pape ends with a long, fresh, pure array of ripe, sweet, spicy cherries. 84% Grenache from 100 year old vines is the key to this wine. The remainder of the blend is 8% Syrah and 8% Mourvedre. This is drinking well now and will only get better.

Full blown aromas of kirsch, spice box, jammy black raspberry and garrigue are all over the place. Powerful, concentrated and lush, this stylish Chateauneuf du Pape ends with a long, fresh, pure array of ripe, sweet, spicy cherries. 84% Grenache from 100 year old vines is the key to this wine. The remainder of the blend is 8% Syrah and 8% Mourvedre. This is drinking well now and will only get better.

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2005
91
Fully mature and ready for prime time drinking, this lushly textured, round, open treat is packed with sweet, ripe, jammy, fresh, black raspberries, kirsch, garrigue and olive tapenade.

Fully mature and ready for prime time drinking, this lushly textured, round, open treat is packed with sweet, ripe, jammy, fresh, black raspberries, kirsch, garrigue and olive tapenade.

3,696 Views   Tasted
2003
90
Fully mature, this is not a wine to age. Peppery black cherries, earth, jam and garrigue create the aromatics. The wine is lush on the palate, but the structure is not there for further development.

Fully mature, this is not a wine to age. Peppery black cherries, earth, jam and garrigue create the aromatics. The wine is lush on the palate, but the structure is not there for further development.

2,971 Views   Tasted
2001
91
Aromas of garriigue, black and red cherries, pepper, black raspberry and earth create the aromatics. On the palate, the elegant wine is still youthful offering fresh, spicy, black and red fruits.

Aromas of garriigue, black and red cherries, pepper, black raspberry and earth create the aromatics. On the palate, the elegant wine is still youthful offering fresh, spicy, black and red fruits.

2,788 Views   Tasted
1999
86
Light in color, light in the red cherry and earthy nose, light in the simple, red berry finish. There is not much going on here. Drink up.

Light in color, light in the red cherry and earthy nose, light in the simple, red berry finish. There is not much going on here. Drink up.

1,628 Views   Tasted
1998
91
Fully ready for consumption, this modern styled wine offers a rich mouthful of ripe, sweet, black raspberries, strawberry, cherry jam, spice, earth, pepper and a little bit of espresso. There is no reason to hold this wine for further aging.

Fully ready for consumption, this modern styled wine offers a rich mouthful of ripe, sweet, black raspberries, strawberry, cherry jam, spice, earth, pepper and a little bit of espresso. There is no reason to hold this wine for further aging.

3,450 Views   Tasted